The Regional Action Framework responds to the request for further regional action to support the improvement of civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems, being a catalyst for Governments and development partners to focus and accelerate their efforts to realize a shared vision and the 3 CRVS goals. The Regional Action Framework facilitates collaborative action at local, provincial, national and international levels by enabling multiple stakeholders to align and prioritize their efforts, as well as to monitor progress towards achieving shared results. Guided by the Regional Steering Group for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in Asia and the Pacific.
The Regional Action Framework contains 3 goals, 15 nationally set targets, 7 action areas as well as 8 implementation steps for countries to follow to improve their CRVS systems.
Resources for civil registration during the COVID-19 pandemic
The current pandemic is disrupting CRVS systems all over the world, but well-functioning systems are more essential than ever. As a result, the UN Statistics Division, the World Health Organization and the UN Legal Identity Agenda Task Force have developed resources offering guidance for civil registration stakeholders on maintaining CRVS activities.Read More