Crudely aggregated health data and multiple identifiers can make the administration of healthcare difficult and challenge universal health coverage. The introduction of unique identifiers offers a possible solution by supporting the establishment of an effective and equitable national health system.
As part of the Identification for Development (ID4D) Initiative, the World Bank Group addresses technical aspects of civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) in four recent publications.
The concrete aim of the Workshop is to bring together the National Focal Points for the project on inclusion and sustainable development in building the ASEAN Community through ensuring the recognition of the legal identity of all women and children in ASEAN. Through a consultative process the Workshop is designed to discuss the research phase of the project and to obtain feedback on the questionnaire, its methodology and the report outline.
Cambodia’s country presentation made at the Technical Seminar on Legal Framework for Civil Registration, Vital Statistics and Identity Management Systems on 17-19 July 2017 in Manila, Philippines.
UN Statistics Division is organising a workshop on the Operation of Civil Registration, Vital Statistics and Identity Management Systems in East Asian countries from 13-17 November in Hanoi. Discussions will focus on the revised Handbook on Management and the new Guidelines for Evaluation.
Pakistan's country presentation made at the 3rd Government Forum on Electronic Identity in Africa on 26-28 April, 2017 in Windhoek, Namibia.
The 4th Annual Meeting of the ID4Africa Movement will take place from 24-26 April in Abuja, Nigeria under the theme of 'Harmonization of Identity Schemes'
This survey provides key baseline data on the status of CRVS in Cambodia.
The purpose of this report is to review the available data, both quantitative and qualitative, on the type and magnitude of gender-related under-registration of vital events and non-possession of adult identity documents in Asian and Pacific (AP) countries, and their possible consequences, and the availability and dissemination of sex-disaggregated vital statistics by country or groups of AP countries.
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 integration of CRVS and identity management systems has multiple benefits in several sectors. Using a unique identification number to link a national civil register with other databases, such as for migration, employment, social security, taxation, education, and voter rolls, allows the government to maintain up-to-date, reliable information about its population to perform specific administrative tasks relating to taxation, elections, and immigration, among others.
This publication presents the findings of an Asian Dvelopment Bank multi-country study on legal identity. Based on extensive field research conducted in Bangladesh, Cambodia, and Nepal, the study assesses the potential and actual value of legal identity, given the realities of the developing country context.
In July 2015, The Dutch National Office for Identity Data organised an "Expert Meeting on Identity Management 2030" in The Hague, during which international experts shared their experience and knowledge of identity management and discussed the future of identity infrastructure. The present summary deals with the outcome of the experts’ meeting.
This is a non-official document, for information only, prepared by the Working group of co-organizers of the Ministerial Conference on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in Asia and the Pacific to be held in Bangkok, 24 November to 28 November 2014. It provides additional background information to delegations attending the Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Ministerial Conference on 28 and 29 August 2014.
This publication presents the latest available data on the extent of unregistered children and assesses progress to date in increasing birth registration rates worldwide. The current publication spans 161 countries and presents the latest available country data and estimates (at both the global and regional levels) on birth registration.
The child who is not registered at birth is in danger of being shut out of society – denied the right to an official identity, a recognized name and a nationality. This Digest examines the situation of children who are denied a fundamental human right and who, in legal terms, do not exist. This Digest has three aims. First, to emphasize the value of birth registration. Second, to explore the obstacles to universal registration. Third, to identify the action needed to bring about universal birth registration.
The main objective of the first International Identity Management (Id-M) Conference, organized by representatives from the Government of Korea (Ministry of Government Administration and Home Affairs), the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Asian Development Bank (ADB), and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), was to create synergies and disseminate specialized knowledge regarding the conceptual and practical complexities involved in modernizing civil identity and identification systems.
This document highlights the importance of birth registration in Africa and presents the status of birth registration, what is currently being done and recommendations for improvement.
The New South Wales Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages (“the Registry”) is reviewing the content of birth certificates in Australia. This review is being undertaken for the following reasons: To examine changes in how birth certificates are used; in consideration of how birth certificates can best reflect the changing composition of families in Australia; and in response to recommendations of the Senate Community Affairs Committee inquiry into the Commonwealth’s role in former adoption policies and practices.
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