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Reports commissioned by the group

Purpose and scope

The following papers have been prepared on behalf of the Government Chief Data Steward for the Data Ethics Advisory Group. The issues canvassed should not be considered reflective of the position of any specific government agency (including Stats NZ).

These papers are not official New Zealand government policy.

Current papers

Discussion Paper: An international example of Data Ethics Advisory

This paper discusses the National Statistician’s Data Ethics Advisory Committee (NSDEC) operating in the UK which is supported by the UK Statistics Authority (UKSA). This paper explores practices of the committee and the support team (particularly triage and engagement) which may be relevant to the function of the Group as it matures.

Discussion Paper: International Data Ethics Frameworks

This paper discusses the current landscape of data ethics frameworks, which includes artificial intelligence, and explores common themes which are particularly relevant to the function of the DEAG. The focus is on the benefits and considerations of frameworks.

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