The 2019 joint UNECE/Eurostat Work Session on Statistical Data Confidentiality was hosted by Statistics Netherlands in The Hague, on 29-31 October 2019.
The main objectives of the meeting were to facilitate the exchange of experience and identify the best practices in dealing with technical issues related to statistical data confidentiality in statistical offices. The meeting is primarily intended for experts from national and international statistical offices as well as invited academics dealing with statistical disclosure limitation. Statistical disclosure limitation is an important issue influencing public perception of official statistics. Statistical confidentiality and protection of respondents’ privacy is included in the Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics.