• 2024 Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Applied Research Training Initiative

    The CRVS applied research training (CART) initiative focuses on enhancing CRVS systems through supporting applied research on strategies, interventions, and tools. This involves designing projects to address practical questions, employing robust methodologies, and identifying key personnel for effective implementation and publication. The need to strengthen practitioners' research capacity is evident, as highlighted in the Asia-Pacific CRVS research forum held in 2023. 

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  • Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems Improvement Framework

    To meet the targets of the CRVS Decade, a Business Process Improvement approach can help improve and streamline Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) system. The CRVS Systems Improvement Framework help CRVS stakeholders assess, analyze and redesign, to improve user experience and produce timely vital statistics. 

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  • Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Inequality Assessments

    The Ministerial Declaration on CRVS in Asia and the Pacific emphasizes the need to address CRVS inequalities among hard-to-reach and marginalized populations, promoting universality and equity in civil registration regardless of factors such as gender, religion, or ethnicity. Countries are encouraged to conduct assessments to assess where such inequalities may exist.

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  • Asia-Pacific Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Research Forum

    The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) organized the first Asia-Pacific CRVS Research Forum which was held from 3-4 April 2023. Hosted by ESCAP in Bangkok, the fully online event offered a major research, information sharing, and capacity-building opportunity for participants. They were able to present at and attend paper presentations and interactive sessions, including networking opportunities.

     

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The CRVS community in Asia and the Pacific has reflected on where it stands at the midpoint of the CRVS Decade (2015-2024) during the Second Ministerial Conference. Following this celebration of progress, many of our partners and member countries are leading actions to fill the remaining gaps.

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Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) Closing Workshop for Assessing Inequalities in Registration

The inequality assessment project seeks to provide technical support and capacity strengthening to the Samoa Bureau of Statistics and other relevant national stakeholders to facilitate the implementation of CRVS inequality assessments using secondary data sources in Samoa.  This has involved an inception workshop to introduce the project and two technical capacity building workshops which aimed to strengthen capacity of national CRVS stakeholders in demographic

National Capacity Building and Consultation Workshop for the Assessment, Analysis and Redesign of CRVS Business Processes in Fiji

This project aims to support the Government of Fiji in strengthening its CRVS system by analyzing and possibly redesigning its CRVS business processes.  The project will lead to a full description of the processes, a list of performance issues, and prioritized redesign ideas to improve the processes. 

Global Seminar on Quality Assurance of Administrative and Other Data Sources

The UN Expert Group on National Quality Assurance Frameworks (EG-NQAF) and its Subgroup on administrative and other data sources are hosting a global seminar on assuring the quality when administrative and other data sources are used to produce official statistics. The seminar will present insights on how the use of such data sources poses challenges and how quality aspects of the source data and the source itself impact the final statistical output.

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