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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 round tables 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 Registration Link

25 October 2021

09:00-10:30 hrs

UNDP Government of Japan Digital Innovation: Civil Registration and Covid-19 Vaccine Record Register

3 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 Register

8 November 2021

11:00-12:30 hrs

UNHCR Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific  - Birth Registration of Refugees in ESCAP Member States Register

9 November 2021

14:30-16:00 hrs

Vital Strategies Bloomberg Philanthropies Data for Health Initiative and partners #CountingEveryone Through Leadership and Innovation Register

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 Register

11 November 2021

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 Register

11 November 2021

14:30-16:00 hrs

UNICEF - Unique Identifiers - How can we minimize the risk and maximize the benefits? Register

12 November 2021

11:00-12:30 hrs

Vital Strategies Bloomberg Philanthropies Data for Health Initiative and partners Introducing an eLearning Course to Guide the Analysis and Use of Vital Statistics      Register

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 Register

TBC

ESCAP - Deaths in Asia and the Pacific: How many remain uncounted?  Register

16 November 2021

12:45-13:30 hrs

ESCAP - Deep dive on progress made during the first half of the Decade Register

17 November 2021

08:45-09:30 hrs

Vital Strategies and WHO - Warm-up session: Health sector and civil registration and vital statistics Register

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 Register

18 November 2021

08:45-09:30 hrs

UN Women, UNFPA, and ESCAP - Warm-up session: Connecting Vital Events Registration and Gender Equality Register

18 November 2021

12:45-13:30 hrs

UNICEF, World Bank, UNHCR and UNDP  - Warm-up session: Legal identity Register

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?

Register

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 Register

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 Register

 

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.