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CIVIL REGISTRATION AND VITAL STATISTICS

IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC

Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan

The Agency for Public Services under the Ministry of Justice is in charge of CRVS, through Territorial authorities of the Ministry, who themselves work with Civil Registry Offices on location. Different authorities can record the events: Civil Registry Offices in most cases, Assembly of citizens in remote places and Consular bodies for citizens living abroad. The registration of birth is within a month. The registration of a still-born baby needs to be done within 24 hours. Death registration is necessary to obtain a funeral permit. It needs to be made in no more than 3 days after the event.

As an incentive for registration, birth, death and marriage registration are free . Only the issuance of a birth certificate is charged.

The civil registration offices register the civil status online and send the data to the State Center of Personalization, which then creates a Personal Identification Number. The government made the registration of marriages mandatory in 2009 to protect the rights of women and children, and to serve as a mean to prevent underage marriages.

The shortcomings for the Uzbekistan CRVS authorities are a lack of legal framework, a lack of inter-agency coordination, as well as low levels of innovation technologies, which makes for an expensive and not very effective registration. The large territory, with remote living places, is also a disadvantage for the country, with administrations difficult to control and hard-to-reach populations.

As part of its 2017-2021 Development Strategies in which CRVS has been integrated, to answer these challenges, Uzbekistan has engaged in a decentralization process, while improving the communications between agencies through innovation implementation to make for more complete data.

CRVS Focal Point:

Mr. Khasanjon Nasimov, Head of Law Enforcement Practice and Methodological Support of the Civil Registration Bodies Division, Ministry of Justice

Uzbekistan

Goal 1. Universal civil registration of births, deaths and other vital events

Goal 1 Targets:

1.A
By 2024, at least … per cent of births in the territory and jurisdiction in the given year are registered.
1.B
By 2024, at least … per cent of children under 5 years old in the territory and jurisdiction have had their birth registered.
1.C
By 2024, at least … per cent of all individuals in the territory and jurisdiction have had their birth registered.
1.D
By 2024, at least … per cent of all deaths that take place in the territory and jurisdiction in the given year are registered.
1.E
By 2024, at least … per cent of all deaths recorded by the health sector in the territory and jurisdiction in the given year have a medically certified cause of death recorded using the international form of the death certificate.

Goal 2. All individuals are provided with legal documentation of civil registration of births, deaths and other vital events, as necessary, to claim identity, civil status and ensuing rights

Goal 2 Targets:

2.A
By 2024, at least … per cent of all births registered in the territory and jurisdiction are accompanied with the issuance of an official birth certificate that includes, as a minimum, the individual’s name, sex, date and place of birth, and name of parent(s) where known.
2.B
By 2024, at least … per cent of all deaths registered in the territory and jurisdiction in the given year are accompanied with the issuance of an official death certificate which includes, as a minimum, the deceased’s name, date of death, sex, and age.

Goal 3. Accurate, complete and timely vital statistics (including on causes of death) are produced based on registration records and are disseminated

Goal 3 Targets:

3.A
By … (year), annual nationally representative statistics on births – disaggregated by age of mother, sex of child, geographic area and administrative subdivision – are produced from registration records or other valid administrative data sources.
3.B
By … (year), annual nationally representative statistics on deaths – disaggregated by age, sex, cause of death defined by ICD (latest version as appropriate), geographic area and administrative subdivision – are produced from registration records or other valid administrative data sources.
3.C
By 2024, at least … per cent of deaths occurring in health facilities or with the attention of a medical practitioner have an underlying cause of death code derived from the medical certificate according to the standards defined by ICD (latest version as appropriate).
3.D
By 2024, the proportion of deaths coded to ill-defined codes will have been reduced to … per cent.
3.E
By 2024, at least … per cent of deaths taking place outside of a health facility and without the attention of a medical practitioner have their underlying cause of death code determined through verbal autopsy in line with international standards.
3.F
By … (year), key summary tabulations of vital statistics on births and deaths using registration records as the primary source, are made available in the public domain in electronic format annually, and within one calendar year.
3.G
By … (year), key summary tabulations of vital statistics on causes of death using registration records as the primary source, are made available in the public domain in electronic format annually, and within two calendar years.
3.H
By … (year), an accurate, complete and timely vital statistics report for the previous two years, using registration records as the primary source, is made available in the public domain.

Goal 1. Universal civil registration of births, deaths and other vital events

Goal 1 is an expression of the internationally accepted principle of the universal coverage of civil registration. The CRVS system should register all vital events occurring in the territory and jurisdiction of the country or area, including among hard-to-reach and marginalized populations.

National Targets:

1.A
By 2024, at least … per cent of births in the territory and jurisdiction in the given year are registered.
1.B
By 2024, at least … per cent of children under 5 years old in the territory and jurisdiction have had their birth registered.
1.C
By 2024, at least … per cent of all individuals in the territory and jurisdiction have had their birth registered.
1.D
By 2024, at least … per cent of all deaths that take place in the territory and jurisdiction in the given year are registered.
1.E
By 2024, at least … per cent of all deaths recorded by the health sector in the territory and jurisdiction in the given year have a medically certified cause of death recorded using the international form of the death certificate.

Goal 2. All individuals are provided with legal documentation of civil registration of births, deaths and other vital events, as necessary, to claim identity, civil status and ensuing rights

Goal 2 reflects that CRVS systems provide legal documentation of civil registration to individuals and families for legal and administrative purposes. Legal documentation is strongly linked with a broad range of rights and activities, in particular legal identity. This goal addresses the distinction between the civil registration of a vital event and the possession of formal proof that it took place, in the form of legal documentation.

National Targets:

2.A
By 2024, at least … per cent of all births registered in the territory and jurisdiction are accompanied with the issuance of an official birth certificate that includes, as a minimum, the individual’s name, sex, date and place of birth, and name of parent(s) where known.
2.B
By 2024, at least … per cent of all deaths registered in the territory and jurisdiction in the given year are accompanied with the issuance of an official death certificate which includes, as a minimum, the deceased’s name, date of death, sex, and age.

Goal 3. Accurate, complete and timely vital statistics (including on causes of death) are produced based on registration records and are disseminated

Goal 3 highlights the critical importance of civil registration being linked to the production and quality assurance of vital statistics on the occurrence and characteristics of vital events.

National Targets:

3.A
By … (year), annual nationally representative statistics on births – disaggregated by age of mother, sex of child, geographic area and administrative subdivision – are produced from registration records or other valid administrative data sources.
3.B
By … (year), annual nationally representative statistics on deaths – disaggregated by age, sex, cause of death defined by ICD (latest version as appropriate), geographic area and administrative subdivision – are produced from registration records or other valid administrative data sources.
3.C
By 2024, at least … per cent of deaths occurring in health facilities or with the attention of a medical practitioner have an underlying cause of death code derived from the medical certificate according to the standards defined by ICD (latest version as appropriate).
3.D
By 2024, the proportion of deaths coded to ill-defined codes will have been reduced to … per cent.
3.E
By 2024, at least … per cent of deaths taking place outside of a health facility and without the attention of a medical practitioner have their underlying cause of death code determined through verbal autopsy in line with international standards.
3.F
By … (year), key summary tabulations of vital statistics on births and deaths using registration records as the primary source, are made available in the public domain in electronic format annually, and within one calendar year.
3.G
By … (year), key summary tabulations of vital statistics on causes of death using registration records as the primary source, are made available in the public domain in electronic format annually, and within two calendar years.
3.H
By … (year), an accurate, complete and timely vital statistics report for the previous two years, using registration records as the primary source, is made available in the public domain.
Uzbekistan

National Coordination Mechanism

Status in Uzbekistan: No data

Comprehensive Assessment

Status in Uzbekistan: No data

National Targets for 2024

Status in Uzbekistan: Not started

Monitoring & Reporting Plan

Status in Uzbekistan: No data

Inequality Assessment

Status in Uzbekistan: No data

National Strategy

Status in Uzbekistan: No data

National Focal Point

Status in Uzbekistan: Complete

Reporting to ESCAP

Status in Uzbekistan: Not started

Uzbekistan Events
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), Statistics Norway, and the European Free Trade Association…
13 November 2018 - 15 November 2018
The Regional Steering Group is responsible for providing regional oversight and guidance for the implementation of the Regional Action Framework on…
The workshop for National CRVS Focal Points is aimed at strengthening capacities for setting national targets and collecting, compiling and…
09 December 2015 - 10 December 2015
The workshop for National CRVS Focal Points is aimed at strengthening capacities for setting national targets and collecting, compiling and…
Uzbekistan News
03 April 2017
Do you want to know how many countries in Asia and the Pacific have a CRVS coordination mechanism? Are you interested in how ambitious the national…
29 April 2016
Here you can find recent news, events and blogs relevant for CRVS in Asia and the Pacific.   Subscribe for more ! To receive regular updates on the…
Uzbekistan Resources
Training and Tools, 2019
This resource provides a full list of members for the Regional Steering Group for CRVS in Asia and the Pacific. The list includes members for both…
Presentations, 2015
Presentation by Mrs. Dilbakhor Yakubova, Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan, to the Sub-regional Asian workshop on applying principles…
Advocacy Materials, 2017
Civil Registration and Vital Statistics play a key role in facilitating progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals. A well-functioning CRVS…
Advocacy Materials, Country Assessments and Strategies, 2017
Do you want to know how many countries in Asia and the Pacific have a CRVS coordination mechanism? Are you interested in how ambitious the national…
Meeting Documents, UN Official Documents, 2016
The seventy-first session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific adopted resolution 71/14 on the Asian and Pacific Civil…
International Standards and Recommendations, UN Official Documents, 2014
Through Commission resolution 69/15, countries in Asia and the Pacific requested that further regional action be taken to support the improvement of…
Advocacy Materials, 2015
Well-functioning civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems are essential to evidenced-based policy planning for inclusive and…
Advocacy Materials, Meeting Documents, 2014
The Ministerial Declaration to "Get every one in the picture' in Asia and the Pacific was made at the Ministerial Conference on Civil Registration…
Meeting Documents, Report, UN Official Documents, 2014
The Report of the Ministerial Conference on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in Asia and the Pacific gives an overview of the main outcomes of…
Uzbekistan

The Agency for Public Services under the Ministry of Justice is in charge of CRVS, through Territorial authorities of the Ministry, who themselves work with Civil Registry Offices on location. Different authorities can record the events: Civil Registry Offices in most cases, Assembly of citizens in remote places and Consular bodies for citizens living abroad. The registration of birth is within a month. The registration of a still-born baby needs to be done within 24 hours. Death registration is necessary to obtain a funeral permit. It needs to be made in no more than 3 days after the event.

As an incentive for registration, birth, death and marriage registration are free . Only the issuance of a birth certificate is charged.

The civil registration offices register the civil status online and send the data to the State Center of Personalization, which then creates a Personal Identification Number. The government made the registration of marriages mandatory in 2009 to protect the rights of women and children, and to serve as a mean to prevent underage marriages.

The shortcomings for the Uzbekistan CRVS authorities are a lack of legal framework, a lack of inter-agency coordination, as well as low levels of innovation technologies, which makes for an expensive and not very effective registration. The large territory, with remote living places, is also a disadvantage for the country, with administrations difficult to control and hard-to-reach populations.

As part of its 2017-2021 Development Strategies in which CRVS has been integrated, to answer these challenges, Uzbekistan has engaged in a decentralization process, while improving the communications between agencies through innovation implementation to make for more complete data.

CRVS Focal Point:

Mr. Khasanjon Nasimov, Head of Law Enforcement Practice and Methodological Support of the Civil Registration Bodies Division, Ministry of Justice

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