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CIVIL REGISTRATION AND VITAL STATISTICS

IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC

CRVS Decade

Side Events - 2nd Ministerial Conference

Side events for the Second Ministerial Conference on CRVS in Asia and the Pacific will begin on 25 October 2021. Most events will occur in the two weeks leading up to the Conference with the exception of those events which are linked directly with formal sessions of the Conference. Additionally, included in the list of registered events below is one Ministerial discussion and two Ministerials roundtables to be held during the Conference on 18 and 19 November, respectively.

Registered events:

Date and Time (Bangkok Time) Lead Organizer Co-organizer/ Partner Title
25 October 2021
09:00-10:30 hrs
UNDP Government of Japan Digital Innovation: Civil Registration and Covid-19 Vaccine Record
8 November 2021
11:00-12:30 hrs
UNHCR Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific  - Birth Registration of Refugees in ESCAP Member States
8 November 2021
14:30-16:00 hrs
Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Pakistan UNICEF Pakistan Office Establishment of CRVS Sister Districts in SAARC Countries
9 November 2021
12:00-13:30 hrs
ESCAP - Deaths in Asia and the Pacific: How many remain uncounted? 
9 November 2021
14:30-16:00 hrs
Vital Strategies Bloomberg Philanthropies Data for Health Initiative and partners #CountingEveryone Through Leadership and Coordination
10 November 2021
12:00-13:30 hrs
Vital Strategies ESCAP and WHO South-East Asia Regional Office Business Process Improvement- An Innovative Approach to CRVS System Strengthening
11 November2021
09:00-10:30 hrs
Vital Strategies Global Health Advocacy Incubator, CDC Foundation and UNSD Review and revision of CRVSID legal frameworks: An essential component of CRVS system strengthening
11 November 2021
14:30-16:00 hrs
UNICEF - Unique Identifiers - How can we minimize the risk and maximize the benefits?
12 November 2021
11:00-12:00 hrs
Vital Strategies Bloomberg Philanthropies Data for Health Initiative and partners Introducing an eLearning Course to Guide the Analysis and Use of Vital Statistics     
12 November 2021
14:30-16:00 hrs
World Vision International CRC Asia and ESCAP Count us in the Picture: Voices of Children and Youth on CRVS
15 November 2021
14:30-16:00 hrs
Statistics Norway - Register-based Censuses
16 November 2021
12:45-13:30 hrs
ESCAP - Deep dive on progress made during the first half of the Decade
17 November 2021
08:45-09:30 hrs
Vital Strategies and WHO - Warm-up session: Health sector and civil registration and vital statistics
17 November 2021
12:45-13:30 hrs
ESCAP, UNHCR, World Vision and CRC Asia - Warm-up session: Civil registration and vital statistics as an accelerator for the Sustainable Development Goals
18 November 2021
08:45-09:30 hrs
UN Women, UNFPA, and ESCAP - Warm-up session: Connecting Vital Events Registration and Gender Equality
18 November 2021
12:45-13:30 hrs
UNICEF, World Bank, UNHCR and UNDP  - Warm-up session: Relationship between civil registration and legal identity in Asia and the Pacific
(Cancelled)
18 November 2021
16:30-17:30 hrs
ESCAP - Ministerial Discussion: Stocktake at half-time in the shadow of the pandemic: Is Asia and the Pacific on track to achieve legal identity for all by 2030?
19 November 2021
08:30-09:30 hrs
ESCAP - Pandemics, people and preparedness: ministerial roundtable on civil registration and vital statistics, COVID-19 and health
19 November 2021
12:30-13:30 hrs
ESCAP - Ministerial roundtable: Building resilient CRVS systems – incorporating lessons from COVID-19 in the second half of the Asia-Pacific CRVS Decade

Interested parties are requested to complete the form below electronically and return it at your earliest convenience to rattanakittiaporn@un.org with a copy to daniel.swaisgood@un.org and escap-crvs@un.org. More information on the role of the organizer(s) is provided at the end of this document. If you have any substantive queries, please contact Mr. Daniel Swaisgood at daniel.swaisgood@un.org.