The CRVS Secretariat of the Cabinet Division, Government of Bangladesh organized the "International Conference on CRVS, 2018" on 23-25 January 2018 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
The conference featured discussions on e-government and public service delivery, improving registration of death and causes of death, as well as strengthening CRVS to support safe migration. It offered a platform to share and exchange CRVS related knowledge, experiences, innovations and ideas of different countries.
The conference results will be taken forward to shape the further work of improving the CRVS system in Bangladesh. They will also be the foundation of future policy and research debates and increased knowledge sharing among South Asian countries.
Aside from participants from national and sub-national agencies of the CRVS system in Bangladesh, the conference was also attended by representatives from Afghanistan, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Fiji, Papua New Guinea and New Zealand, as well as several development partner agencies active in supporting Bangladesh.