AS REGARDS SOCIAL STATISTICS AREAS (EDUCATION AND TRAINING, POPULATION, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, INFORMATION SOCIETY, JUSTICE, HEALTH, CULTURE, DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION, LABOUR MARKET, EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES, OTHER SOCIAL AND HOUSEHOLD STATISTICS):
a. Cooperating with the Standing Section of Statistical Coordination in the preparation of the document Linhas Gerais da Atividade Estatística Oficial (General Guidelines of Official Statistical Activity);
b. Monitoring the production of social statistics, namely by assessing its adequacy to user needs;
c. Proposing activities that contribute to foster maximum use of admninistrative data for statistical purposes;
d. Issuing recommendations regarding the preparation of social statistics;
e. Monitoring, through national institutional participants, the activities of Committees or Working Groups operating within the European Union and the relevant international bodies regarding its scope of action;
f. To assess Reports and supervise Working Group Monitoring Plans in place within the Section.