EFGS promotes spatial statistics built on well integrated geography and statistics


Introduction to Spatial Statistics


EFGS works for sharing information about how to produce and present spatial statistics


EFGS 2021 Conference

Unlocking value from data

7 – 8 September 2021, virtual

Statistical Atlas


Upcoming Events

  1. 11th Session of UN GGIM

    August 23 - August 24
  2. 11th Session of UN GGIM

    August 27
  3. EFGS 2021 Conference

    September 7 - September 8

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Latest News

Registration for EFGS 2021 conference is now open!

We are pleased to announce that registration for the 14th European Forum for Geography and Statistics (EFGS 2021) conference is now open! The EFGS 2021 conference will be held on 7.-8. September 2021. Due to the uncertain situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic the...

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Third keynote speaker confirmed for EFGS 2021

We are pleased to announce that Kira Schacht will be the 3rd keynote speaker for  EFGS 2021. Kira Schacht is a freelance data journalist at Deutsche Welle, where she reports on global issues ranging from climate change to migration and politics. She also co-founded...

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Two keynote speakers confirmed for EFGS 2021

We are delighted to announce two keynote speakers for EFGS 2021 as Stefan Jensen and Robert Szucs. Stefan Jensen (Geographer by education) works at the European Environment Agency (EEA) since 2001. After coordinating projects on electronic environmental reporting, he...

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Webinar on Geospatial and Statistical Standards, 18 May 2021

The Global Forum for Geography and Statistics (GFGS), the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) invites to join the webinar to discuss “Geospatial and Statistical Standards”. It will take place on Tuesday...

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