The event is organized by the Organization of American States, UNICEF, the Inter-American Development Bank, Plan International and Mexico’s National Register of Population and Personal Identification. Global experts, civil registry authorities from 26 countries, as well as members of the civil society will participate in the event and analyze strategies to achieve universal birth registration in the Americas by 2030, innovations in births registration, and the link between birth registration and access to social services among other subjects.
The Inter-American Week on Identity is constituted by three meetings:
1. The Third Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean on the Right to Identity and Birth Registration.
2. XIII Summit of the Latin American Council of Civil Registration, Identification and Vital Statics.
3. First Meeting of Ministers and National Authorities of the Americas on the Right to Identity.