Newsletter: CRVS Insight January 2020
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 sixth time between 30 March - 1 April, in Bangkok, Thailand. The sixth meeting of the RSG will continue the preparations for the Second Ministerial Conference on CRVS in October 2020.