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 created according to the stipulations of the Law 226/2009 regarding official statistical organization and functioning in Romania, with later modifications and completions. It assures objective, transparent and scientific methodologies, indicators, nomenclatures and classifications used in the statistical activity.

 

National Statistical Council tasks  
  • debates and formulates the recommendations regarding the development and improvement of statistical information system, in order to increase the degree of meeting the requirements of data users;;
  • debates, formulates the recommendations and approves the strategy draft and the drafts of national statistical programs;
  • debates and formulates the recommendations regarding the plans for elaborating the methodologies, systems of indicators, nomenclatures and classifications used in the National Statistical System;
  • debates and formulates the recommendations on all plans for organization and development of national importance statistical surveys, elaborated within the National Statistical System;
  • debates and formulates the recommendations about the improvement of tools and mechanisms of implementing the functioning principles of the National Statistical System;
  • debates, formulates the recommendations and approves the drafts of normative documents regarding the National Statistical System;
  • notices and debates the disfunctionalities within the National Statistical System and formulates recommendations for their prevention and correction.
National Statistical Council components  

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

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

National Statistical Councile is chaired by a president, being supported by three vice presidents chosen by open vote with simple majority, from its members.

The following persons have been appointed as NSC members for the 2014-2016 period:
 

Tudorel Andrei, NIS President (permanent member)   CV
Acad. Emilian Dobrescu, Romanian Academy Mandate 2016 CV
Acad. Aurel Iancu, Romanian Academy, NSC President Mandate 2016 CV
Prof.univ.dr. Pavel Năstase - rector, Academy of Economic Studies Mandate 2016 CV
Prof.univ.dr. Constantin Mitruţ, Academy of Economic Studies Mandate 2016 CV
Prof.univ.dr. Ion Smeureanu , Academy of Economic Studies Mandate 2016 CV
Prof.univ.dr. Dumitru Sandu, Bucharest University Mandate 2016 CV
Alina Ioana Burla, General Director, Ministry of Public Finances Mandate 2016 CV
Dr. Ion Ghizdeanu, President of National Forecasting Commission, NSC vice president Mandate 2016 CV
Marian Niculescu,General Secretary, Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration Mandate 2016 CV
Mihaela Kanovits, Director, Ministry of European Funds Mandate 2016 CV
Viorel Morarescu, General Director, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Mandate 2016 CV
Răzvan Liutiev, Director, Ministry of European Funds Mandate 2016 CV
Prof.univ.dr. Lucian Liviu Albu, Director, Economic Forecasting Institute Mandate 2016 CV
Cecilia Alexandri, Director, Agricultural Economics Institute Mandate 2016 CV
Luminiţa Chivu , General Director, National Institute of Economic Researches Mandate 2016 CV
Corneliu Constantinoaia, Secretar Confederate Secretary, National Confederation of Free Trade Unions in Romania – CNSLR Frăţia Mandate 2016 CV
Petru Sorin Dandea, Vicepresident, National Trade Union Confederation – Cartel ALFA Mandate 2016 CV
Cristian Nicolae Pârvan, General Executive Director, National Confederation of Romanian Patronate Mandate 2016 CV
Prof.univ.dr. Ovidiu Nicolescu, President, National Council of Small and Middle Private Enterprises in Romania Mandate 2016 CV
Constantin Puşcaş, Director, Romanian Radio Broadcasting Company Mandate 2016 CV
Iulian Bărăscu,  Director, Romanian Television Society Mandate 2016 CV
Alexandru Ion Giboi , General Director, National Press Agency AGERPRES Mandate 2016 CV
Prof.univ.dr. Alexandru Isaic Maniu, General Association of Economists in Romania Mandate 2016 CV
Prof.univ dr. Constantin Anghelache, Vicepresident, Romanian Society of Statistics Mandate 2016 CV
Vasile Silvian Ciupercă, President of CC Ialomita, National Union of County Councils in Romania Mandate 2016 CV
Constantin Chirca, Deputy Director, National Bank of Romania Mandate 2016 CV

According to the Order of the NIS President, the NSC members can be appointed as members of the Committee for Methodology Approval too. It represents the professional authority within the National Statistical Institute responsible to approve the methodological projects on the organization and carrying out of statistical surveys, statistical classifications and nomenclatures, statistical tools as well as other statistical papers.

 

ROF NSC
NSC organisation and functioning regulation - pdf

 

NSC annual reports
2013 annual report - pdf
2012 annual report - pdf
2011 annual report - pdf

 

 

2013 National Statistical Council meetings

 

The meeting of April 25 2014 hrs. 1130

Agenda:
1. Adoption of the NCS meeting agenda
2. Discussion and adoption of NIS activity report for 2013
3. Guidelines for communication INS.
4. Information on the second round of Peer Review, organised by Eurostat.
5. Information on demographic statistics.
6. Miscellaneous
 

The meeting of January 25, 2013, hrs.1030

Agenda:
1. Adoption of the NCS meeting agenda;
2. Project of Annual National Statistical Program for 2013;
3. Annual report of the National Statistical Council;
4. Miscellaneous.  

The meeting of June 27, 2013, hrs. 1000

Agenda:
1. Adoption of the NCS meeting agenda;
2. Choosing the NCS president;
3. Debate and approval of the Activity Report for 2012;
4. The HPC methodology.
 

The meeting of October 4, 2013, hrs. 1000

Agenda:
1. Adoption of the NCS meeting agenda;
2. Debate and approval of the NCS Annual Working Program for 2013-2014;
3. Debate and approval of Annual National Statistical Program for 2014.
 

NCS secretariat

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

 

 


Last update: May 31, 2016