The American Statistical Association issued a statement commenting on the acquittal of Andreas Georgiou for the charge of inflating the Greek deficit. They also summarize the state of all ongoing cases against him. Read the article here.
At a special meeting just prior to the Sixteenth International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS) meeting, a commendation was issued “to acknowledge Andreas Georgiou‘s upholding of the highest professional standards in his public service in the pursuit of integrity of statistical systems”. The commendation mentions in particular “his competency and strength in the face of adversity, his commitment to the production of quality and trustworthiness of official statistics and his advocacy for the improvement, integrity and independence of official statistics.” The commendation is available here. The accompanying press release can be found here.
Organizations participating in the commendation as of Sept 18, 2018 were:
- The International Statistical Institute (ISI)
- The Royal Statistical Society (RSS)
- The American Statistical Association (ASA)
- The International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS)
- The Federation of European National Statistical Societies (FENStatS)
- The Société Française de Statistique (SFdS)
The International Statistical Institute (ISI) has a background document including a chronology of the court proceedings against Andreas Georgiou and a summary of the position. The document is available online on the ISI website.
After the announcement that the Greek supreme court would again annul the acquittal of former Greece Chief Statistician Andreas Georgiou, the American Statistical Association Board issued a statement. The statement is available here.
The International Statistical Institute published a statement of support to Andreas Georgiou, after the Greek Supreme Court annulled Georgiou’s acquittal by the Appeals Court Council. The statement is available here.
The American Statistical Association (ASA) has issued a statement that (as of January 2018) has been signed by over 1000 individuals and over 40 organizations. The statement is available here. The press release that accompanied the release of this statement is available here. Add your voice of support here.