News & Events

17-19 Sep 2019
Fifth meeting of the Regional Steering Group for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in Asia and the Pacific

Event Details

(Newsletter: CRVS Insight October 2019)

The Regional Steering Group is responsible for providing regional oversight and guidance for the implementation of the Regional Action Framework on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in Asia and the Pacific, as well as acting as the custodian of the Asia and Pacific CRVS Decade (2015 - 2024).

Comprising 22 representatives from member states, along with 8 development partners, the 30 members of the RSG represent a balance of geography and sectors including civil registration, statistics, health and planning, and was endorsed by the ESCAP Commission at its seventy-first session in May 2015. The group has met annually since its establishment in 2015 and will do so for a fifth time between 17 - 19 September 2019, in Bangkok, Thailand.

The Fifth Meeting will address, among other topics, the progress of country reports on the Midterm Questionnaire, ESCAP and development partner support for ensuring high quality responses, the continued preparatory work for the Ministerial Conference in 2020 (both the Main and Side Events), as well as the working arrangements of the RSG.

Date of Event
Tuesday 17th Sep 2019 to Thursday 19th Sep 2019
Mode of Participation
Attachment Size
Concept Note.pdf142.56 KB 142.56 KB
RSG meeting agenda.pdf678.21 KB 678.21 KB
An introduction to the CRVS Decade - ESCAP.pdf1.57 MB 1.57 MB
Overview of midterm review process - ESCAP.pdf707.87 KB 707.87 KB
CRVS in Afghanistan.pdf504.18 KB 504.18 KB
Private sector involvement, experiences from the Pacific.pdf728 KB 728 KB
Relevance of the SDG agenda to CRVS - ESCAP.pdf767.17 KB 767.17 KB
CRVS & the SDGs - Bangladesh.pdf1.05 MB 1.05 MB
Preparations for the Ministerial Conference, Action Areas - ESCAP.pdf702.91 KB 702.91 KB
National CRVS coordination mechanism in Iran.pdf1.16 MB 1.16 MB
Data For Health legal review tools.pdf253.96 KB 253.96 KB
CRVS system in Lao PDR.pdf493.78 KB 493.78 KB
Service delivery and CRVS in Malaysia.pdf2.63 MB 2.63 MB
Improving accessibility of CR services - Kiribati.pdf666.38 KB 666.38 KB
The #IBelong campaign to end statelessness.pdf1.3 MB 1.3 MB
I Belong Campaign - UNHCR.pdf1.51 MB 1.51 MB
Ensuring complete registration for all in Australia.pdf439.86 KB 439.86 KB
Gender and CRVS - Center of Excellence for CRVS.pdf1.59 MB 1.59 MB
Transforming through innovations - Plan International.pdf363.48 KB 363.48 KB
The next generation of the CRVS improvement framework - SPC.pdf475.16 KB 475.16 KB
The way forward in India, capturing each and every vital event.pdf935.42 KB 935.42 KB
ICD-11 - WHO.pdf3.62 MB 3.62 MB
Death certification Curriculum - WHO.pdf738.36 KB 738.36 KB
Verbal autopsy in the Regional Action Framework - Vital Strategies.pdf1.12 MB 1.12 MB
Financing CRVS in New Zealand.pdf844.96 KB 844.96 KB
Public Private Partnership - Philippines.pdf1.65 MB 1.65 MB
The role of human resources - ESCAP.pdf247.6 KB 247.6 KB
National ID Program - Cambodia.pdf1.04 MB 1.04 MB
Georgia's road to using CR records for VS.pdf467.12 KB 467.12 KB
Data sharing in Australia.pdf315.61 KB 315.61 KB
Improving Vital Statistics - Kazakhstan.pdf802.9 KB 802.9 KB
Legal ID&BR in the SDGs - UNICEF.pdf1.11 MB 1.11 MB
The work of the Legal Identity Expert Group - UN ECA.pdf659.73 KB 659.73 KB
Legal & digital ID&CR-ID link - World bank.pdf1.84 MB 1.84 MB
National ID&CRVS link - Indonesia.pdf760.89 KB 760.89 KB
Integrating National ID&CRVS - Thailand.pdf1.72 MB 1.72 MB
Issues with widespread us of ID and PII-related problems in Iran.pdf649.37 KB 649.37 KB
Integrating CRVS&ID - Mongolia.pdf1.04 MB 1.04 MB
What does an outcome document look like - ESCAP.pdf475.05 KB 475.05 KB
Meeting photos.pdf506.57 KB 506.57 KB