Project description

The network will have the following objectives:

  1. to develop proposals for standards in the methodology used for describing statistical metadata and statistical information systems
  2. to develop proposals for recommendations on the metadata objects in a common conceptual model of statistical metadata
  3. to disseminate these proposed standards to the relevant user communities and standards bodies
  4. to interact with relevant FP5 projects on the development and agreement of these proposals, and to advise on methods of achieving coherence of approach in the field of metadata for statistical information systems.