As part of the finalisation of the consultative process started in 2008 on the review of the Draft 2009 UNESCO Framework for Cultural Statistics (FCS), UIS established a UIS Experts Task Force in November 2008. The Task Force was composed of 12 experts in the field of culture statistics representing a diverse global geographical composition. The UIS Experts Task Force met in Montreal to discuss the remaining methodological issues for the finalization of the FCS.’
The objectives of the meeting were to:
1. Review, comment and provide inputs on the new Draft 2009 UNESCO FCS which resulted from the comments received during the consultative process,
2. Make recommendations on the outstanding issues.