The group is responsible for thoroughly operationally and technically preparing all dossiers in the broad area of IT for Statistics prior to the decisions to be taken in the Information Technology Directors' Group in preparation to the work of European Statistical System Committee (ESSC) within the governance system of the European Statistical System (ESS).
Assist the Commission in the preparation of legislative proposals and policy initiatives
Coordinate with Member States, exchange of views
• Provides a forum for exchange of views, in the areas under its remit by coordinating the operational and technical activities, presenting the new priorities envisaged and the possible fields where simplification, reprioritisation and/or phasing-out of certain work could be envisaged.
• Addresses the issue and ensures the links between the areas under its responsibility and other domains.
• Facilitates the capacity building and knowledge management in the areas under its responsibility.
• Facilitates and promotes the modernisation of the European Statistical System.