The Sponsorship on Standardisation started its work on the basis of a mandate approved by the ESSC in May 2011 and offered the final recommandation to the ESSC in September 2013. The Sponsorship was co-chaired by Statistics Netherlands and Eurostat. Other members of the Sponsorship were France, Germany, Hungary, Italy and Latvia. Spain and Sweden contributed to the work.
Relevant public documents on the work of the Sponsorship: