NIS mission

NIS has the mission to meet the information needs of all categories of users of statistical data and information by collecting, producing and disseminating data in accordance with the Law on the Organization and Functioning of Official Statistics in Romania. (EC) No 226/2009, Regulation (EC) No. No 223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2009 on European Statistics and the European Statistics Code of Practice necessary for substantiating decisions on economic and social development of the country and for the knowledge and information of public opinion on the realities of Romanian society.

NIS vision

NIS, as the main producer of official statistical data, responsible for the coordination of all activities at national level regarding the development, development and dissemination of European statistics, is oriented towards achieving in a near future some functional methodological and technical performances recognized on domestic and international plan, at a level comparable to the performances of the most advanced national statistical institutes in the EU Member States.

NIS Principles:

  • User orientation;
  • Commitment of the NIS leadership;
  • Efficiency in relation to statistical processes;
  • Continuous improvement of official statistics activity;
  • Commitment on the quality of statistical products;
  • Accessibility of statistical data and information;
  • Cooperation in the field of official statistics;
  • Respecting the needs of data providers;
  • Systematic implementation of quality management in statistics;
  • Meeting the collective and individual requirements of the INS staff.

National Statistical Council (NSC)

National Statistical Council (NSC) represents the highest forum promoting and developing official statistical activity at national level, providing by its structure, the involvement of authorized representatives of main categories of suppliers, producers and users of official statistical data and information in the statistical process.

 

National Statistical Council (NSC) was established based on the stipulations of Law 226/2009 on official statistics organisation and functioning in Romania, with further amendments. It assures the objective, transparent and scientific nature of methodologies, indicators, nomenclatures and classifications used in the statistical activity.

 

National Statistical Council tasks
  • debates and formulates recommendations regarding the development and improvement of statistical information system, in order to increase the degree of meeting the data users’ requirements;
  • debates, formulates recommendations and endorses the draft strategy and national statistical programmes;
  • debates and formulates recommendations regarding the plans for elaborating the methodologies, the systems of indicators, nomenclatures and classifications used in the National Statistical System;
  • debates and formulates recommendations on all plans for the organisation and development of national importance statistical surveys, elaborated within the National Statistical System;
  • debates and formulates recommendations on the improvement of tools and mechanisms aimed for implementing the principles of the National Statistical System functioning;
  • debates, formulates recommendations and endorses the draft normative documents regarding the National Statistical System;
  • points out and debates the dysfunctionalities within the National Statistical System and formulates recommendations for their prevention and correction.
National Statistical Council membership

Decision no.283 on the appointment of some members of the National Statistical Council

Decision no.1 on the appointment of the National Bank of Romania’s representative in the National Statistical Council

Decree no.735 on the appointment of the Presidential Administration's representative in the National Statistical Council

The members of the National Statistical Council are appointed by Prime Minister Decision, the National Bank Governor Decision, respectively by Order of the President of Romania. The members who are representatives of the Romanian Parliament are appointed by the Decision of the two Chambers of the Parliament plenum. They are appointed for a 2 years period, at the proposal of the NSC bodies and institutions.

The President of the National Institute of Statistics is member by right.

A president, assisted by three vice presidents chosen through open vote with simple majority from its members, chairs the National Statistical Council.

The following persons have been appointed as NSC members for the 2018-2020 period:
 

Prof. Tudorel Andrei, PhD, NIS President (permanent member)   CV
Prof. Marian Preda, PhD, University of Bucharest, NSC Chairman Mandate 2020 CV
Camelia Neagu, Head of Monetary and Financial Statistics Unit, National Bank of Romania, NSC Vice Chairman Mandate 2020 CV
Ion Ghizdeanu, PhD, President of the National Commission for Strategy and Prognosis, NSC Vice Chairman Mandate 2020 CV
Petru Sorin Dandea, Vice President of National Trade Unions Confederation – Cartel ALFA, NSC vice Chairman Mandate 2020 CV
Acad. Emilian Dobrescu, Romanian Academy Mandate 2020 CV
Acad. Aurel Iancu, Romanian Academy Mandate 2020 CV
Prof. Marian Dârdală, PhD, Dean of the Faculty of Cybernetics, Statistics and Economic Informatics, Academy of Economic Studies Mandate 2020 CV
Prof. Emilia Țițan, PhD, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Cybernetics, Statistics and Economic Informatics, Academy of Economic Studies Mandate 2020 CV
Prof. Dumitru Sandu, PhD, Faculty of Sociology and Social Work, University of Bucharest Mandate 2020 CV
Alina Ioana Burlă, General Manager, Ministry of Public Finances Mandate 2020 CV
Ionela Stoian, Conselor Deputy Prime Minister, Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration Mandate 2020 CV
Elena Dobre, Ministry of Labour and Social Justice Mandate 2020 CV
Elena Tatomir, General Manager, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Mandate 2020 CV
Valentin Sorin Popescu, Manager, Ministry of National education Mandate 2020 CV
Acad. Lucian Liviu Albu, Manager, Institute for Economic Forecasting Mandate 2020 CV
Dr. Cecilia Alexandri, Manager, Institute of Agricultural Economics Mandate 2020 CV
George Georgescu, PhD, Deputy General Manager, National Institute of Economic Research Mandate 2020 CV
Corneliu Constantinoaia, Confederate Secretary, National Confederation of Romanian Free Trade Unions – CNSLR Frăția Mandate 2020 CV
Cristian Nicolae Pârvan, Chief Executive Officer, National Confederation of Romanian Employers Mandate 2020 CV
Ștefan Corcodel, Project Manager, National Council of Romanian Private Small and Medium Enterprises Mandate 2020 CV
Elena Borcea, Manager, Romanian Radio Broadcasting Company Mandate 2020 CV
Florentina Stan, Head of Human Resources, Romanian Television Corporation Mandate 2020 CV
Cristina Gabriela Țintescu, Deputy Financial Director, Romanian National News Agency AGERPRES Mandate 2020 CV
Prof. Valentina Vasile, PhD, Vice President, General Association of Romanian Economists Mandate 2020 CV
Prof. Constantin Anghelache, PhD, Vice President, Romanian Society of Statistics Mandate 2020 CV
Constantin Mitache, General Manager, National Union of Romanian Municipalities Mandate 2020 CV
Diana Raluca Lupescu, Presidential Administration Mandate 2020 CV
Alexandru Avram, Presidential Administration Mandate 2020 CV

According to the Order of the NIS President, the NSC members can be also appointed as members of the Committee for Methodological Endorsement.
 

It represents the professional authority within the National Institute of Statistics responsible to endorse the methodological projects on the organisation and carrying out of statistical surveys, statistical classifications and nomenclatures, statistical tools as well as other statistical papers.

 

OFR NSC
NSC organisation and functioning regulation - pdf

 

NSC annual reports
2017 Annual report - pdf
2016 Annual report - pdf
2015 Annual report - pdf
2014 Annual report - pdf
2013 Annual report - pdf
2012 Annual report - pdf
2011 Annual report - pdf

 

National Statistical Council meetings 2013 - 2017
The meeting of May 25, 2018 hrs. 930

Agenda:
1. Adoption of the NSC meeting agenda;
2. Debriefing NSC members mandate 2016 – 2018 and 2018 – 2020;
3. Debate and endorsement of the NIS Activity Report 2017;
4. Debate and endorsement of the NSC Activity Report 2017;
5. Debate and endorsement of National Annual Statistical Programme 2019;
6. Miscellaneous.

 

The meeting of June 9, 2017, hrs. 1000

Agenda:
1. Adoption of the NSC meeting agenda;
2. Debate and endorsement of the National Annual Statistical Programme 2018;
3. Debate and endorsement of the National Multi-Annual Statistical Programme 2018-2020;
4. Miscellaneous.

 

The meeting of May 11, 2017, hrs. 1000

Agenda:
1. Adoption of the NSC meeting agenda;
2. Debate and endorsement of the Annual Report 2016;
3. Debate and endorsement of the NSC Report 2016;
4. Debriefing on actions undertaken in view to use administrative data for statistical purposes;
5. Miscellaneous.

 

The meeting of November 28, 2016, hrs. 1000

Agenda:
1. Adoption of the NSC meeting agenda;
2. Approval of the NSC leadership for the period 2016 – 2018;
3. Approval of the CME leadership and the leaders of the working groups;
4. Endorsement of the activities planned for the celebration of Great Union Centenary;
5. Debriefing on the Memorandum on the commitment for supporting Romanian statistics reliability;
6. Debriefing on the Memorandum on actions undertaken in view to use administrative sources for statistical purposes;
7. Miscellaneous.

The meeting of June 10, 2016 hrs. 1000

Agenda:
1. Adoption of the NSC meeting agenda;
2. Debate and endorsement of the National Annual Statistical Programme 2017;
3. Debate and endorsement of CME Organisation and Functioning Regulation;
4. Debriefing and debate on the state of play in terms of statistical quality management;
5. Miscellaneous.

The meeting of April 22, 2016 hrs. 1030

Agenda:
1. Adoption of the NSC meeting agenda;
2. Debate and endorsement of the Annual Report 2015;
3. Debate and endorsement of the NSC Report 2015;
4. Amendments to Law 226/2009;
5. Amendments to CME regulation;
6. Debriefing on the future 2 years mandate of NSC members;
7. Miscellaneous.

The meeting of May 21, 2015 hrs. 1030

Agenda:
1. Adoption of the NSC meeting agenda;
2. Debate and endorsement of the National Multi-Annual Statistical Programme 2014-2017;
3. Debate and endorsement of the National Annual Statistical Programme 2016;
4. Debate and endorsement of the Annual Report 2014;
5. Miscellaneous.

The meeting of November 14, 2014 hrs. 1100

Agenda:
1. Adoption of the NSC meeting agenda;
2. Debate and endorsement of the National Statistical System Strategy 2014-2020;
3. Debate and endorsement of the draft law on demographic statistics;
4. State of play and next steps on press releases and statistical publications;
5. ESA 2010 implications on National Accounts;
6. Miscellaneous.

The meeting of July 18, 2014 hrs. 1100

Agenda:
1. Adoption of the NSC meeting agenda;
2. Debate and endorsement of the National Annual Statistical Programme 2015;
3. Miscellaneous.

The meeting of April 25, 2014 hrs. 1100

Agenda:
1. Adoption of the NSC meeting agenda;
2. Debate and endorsement of the NIS Activity Report 2013;
3. Guidelines for NIS communications;
4. Debriefing on the Peer Review second round;
5. Debriefing on demographic statistics;
6. Miscellaneous.

The meeting of January 25, 2014 hrs. 1030

Agenda:
1. Adoption of the NSC meeting agenda;
2. Debate and endorsement of the National Annual Statistical Programme 2013;
3. Debate and endorsement of the NSC Annual Report;
4. Miscellaneous.
 

The meeting of June 27, 2013 hrs. 1000

Agenda:
1. Adoption of the NSC meeting agenda;
2. Voting for the NSC Chairman;
3. Debate and endorsement of the Activity Report 2012;
4. PHC methodology.

The meeting of October 04, 2013 hrs. 1000

Agenda:
1. Adoption of the NSC meeting agenda;
2. Debate and endorsement of the NSC Annual Programme 2013-2014;
3. Debate and endorsement of the National Annual Statistical Programme 2014.
 

NSC secretariat

Address: 16, Libertății Avenue, Sector 5, Bucharest.
Phone: 021 318 18 70
E-mail: csn@insse.ro
 

 

 


Last update: November 15, 2019