Seminar "Development, trends and quality of energy statistics" will take place


Today, on September 28, seminar "Energy statistics – development, trends and quality" will take place in the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (CSB). In the seminar development and improvement of energy statistics according to the needs of policy makers, researchers, non-governmental organizations and other data users will be discussed.

Seminar will be opened by Minister of the Economy Dana Reizniece–Ozola and President of the CSB Aija Žīgure. Chief of Staff to the Minister of Economics Gatis Ābele and Director of Climate Change Department at Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development Ilze Prūse will tell about trends in the development of energy and climate policy. Head of the Energy Unit of the statistical office of the European Union “Eurostat” Gita Bergere and experts on energy statistics from the CSB will inform on the indicators of energy statistics, their development and quality, as well as on the most significant trends in energy sector. In the conclusion of the seminar participants will discuss whether current data allow to estimate implementation of policy aims of the energy and climate changes and how to ensure development of energy statistics according to the increasing needs of data users.

The seminar will take place in the Central Statistical Bureau, 1 Lāčplēša Street, in meeting room (room No.504) from 11:00 until 16:00. The seminar is organized by the CSB in cooperation with the Ministry of Economics.


More information to media:
Beate Danusēviča, Kristīne Romanovska
Tel.: +371 67366924, +371 67366621, +371 27880666
E-mail: media [at] csb [dot] gov [dot] lv