The Ministerial Conference on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) in Asia and the Pacific adopted a Ministerial Declaration to ‘Get Every One in the Picture’ and proclaimed the ‘Asian and Pacific CRVS Decade’ for 2015-2024.  The Ministerial declaration outlines the commitment of governments to achieve a shared vision that by 2024 all people in Asia and the Pacific will benefit from universal and responsive CRVS systems that facilitate the realization of their rights and support good governance, health and development. (Image:  © UN ESCAP 2014)