Press conference by Louis Galea, on "Did the EC and Eurostat improve the process for producing reliable and credible European statistics?"
Type: Complete press conference
End production: 21/09/2012 First transmission: 21/09/2012
On 21 September 2012, Louis Galea, Member of the European Court of Auditors, gave a press conference on the findings of the European Court of Auditors’ report checking whether the EC and Eurostat improved their process for producing statistics.
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||Introduction by the Press Officer
||Statement by Louis Galea, Member of the European Court of Auditors, (in ENGLISH) that Eurostat and Member States have not yet fully implemented the European Statistics Code of Practice; the Commission’s recent initiatives intended to give fresh impetus to achieving full compliance with the Code of Practice are a step in the right direction, but they do not resolve all the problems. Ambiguities remain concerning the elements of the code that are legally binding, and the verification and application of the code have been made more difficult.