NSCB Resolution No. 4
Series of 2010

APPROVING THE RETENTION OF THE EXISTING COMPOSITION OF THREE TECHNICAL COMMITTEES AND TWELVE INTERAGENCY COMMITTEES AND THE RECONSTITUTION OF THREE TECHNICAL COMMITTEES AND ONE INTERAGENCY COMMITTEE

WHEREAS, the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB) was created thru Executive Order No. 121 as the highest policymaking and coordinating body on statistical matters in the Philippine Statistical System (PSS);
                                                                               
WHEREAS, to help fulfill its mandate of policymaking and coordination, the NSCB Executive Board creates Technical Committees (TCs), Interagency Committees (IACs), and Task Forces (TFs) to serve as mechanisms for coordination and perform, among others, the following functions:

  1. To serve as fora for the exchange of views and expertise to resolve technical issues and problems of statistical data users and producers;

  2. To recommend to the Board measures for improving the manner and form of reporting the statistics, including the techniques and methodologies employed in its production;  and

  3. To recommend to the Board an efficient workable scheme for the allocation of agency responsibilities in the production of statistics.

WHEREAS, membership in IACs and TFs depends on agency sectoral concerns, while that in TCs requires individual expertise;

WHEREAS, the TCs, IACs, and TFs must focus on responding to critical and imperative requirements of the stakeholders of the PSS;

WHEREAS, to ensure:  (1) enhanced effectiveness and efficiency of the TCs/IACs/TFs, particularly in the performance of the functions for which they were created;  (2)  the needed expertise in the resolution of problems/issues at hand; (3)  constant interaction and coordination among the member agencies and individual members;  and  (4)  continuance of TC/IAC/TF-initiated activities, the NSCB Technical Staff reviews the composition of each TC/IAC/TF at the start of every year and recommends reconstitution, if deemed necessary;

WHEREAS, guided by the foregoing, there is a need to retain the existing composition of the following TCs/IACs:

Technical Committee on Poverty Statistics
Technical Committee on the Seasonal Adjustment of Philippine Time Series
Technical Committee on Statistical Standards and Classifications
Interagency Committee on Agriculture and Fishery Statistics
Interagency Committee on Environment and Natural Resource Statistics
Interagency Committee on Foreign Direct Investment Statistics
Interagency Committee on Gender Statistics
Interagency Committee on Health and Nutrition Statistics
Interagency Committee on Information and Communications Technology Statistics
Interagency Committee on Labor and Productivity Statistics
Interagency Committee on Science and Technology Statistics
Interagency Committee on Security Sector Statistics
Interagency Committee on Statistical Information Management and Dissemination
Interagency Committee on Tourism Statistics
Interagency Committee on Trade Statistics
           
and to reconstitute the membership of the:

Technical Committee on Population and Housing Statistics
Technical Committee on Price Statistics
Technical Committee on Survey Design
Interagency Committee on Education Statistics
 
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED AS IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED, that the Board approve the:

  1. retention of the existing composition of the foregoing three TCs and 12 IACs for CY 2010 (Annex BR-04-20100210-01);  and

  2. reconstitution of the Technical Committee on Population and Housing Statistics, Technical Committee on Price Statistics, Technical Committee on Survey Design, and Interagency Committee on Education Statistics.

BE IT RESOLVED FURTHER, that the above TCs/IACs shall prioritize outputs that will address the more urgent statistical concerns such as improving the quality of critical indicators needed in development planning, and policy- and decision-making of government.

Approved this 10th day of February 2010, in Pasig City.

 

Attested by:

 

ROMULO A. VIROLA
Secretary General

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