News & Events

08-09 Dec 2020
Sixth meeting of the Regional Steering Group for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in Asia and the Pacific

Event Details

(Newsletter: CRVS Insight December 2020)

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

With 22 representatives from member states and 8 development partners, the 30 members of the RSG encompass diverse regions 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 on the 8 and 9 December 2020, in a virtual meeting.

The topics discussed during the meeting will include general knowledge sharing on the continuation of CRVS during COVID-19 as well as discussions of the findings from the midterm review of the CRVS Decade. In preparation of the Second Ministerial Conference on CRVS in Asia and the Pacific to take place in November 2021, discussions will also be held on the concept notes and plans for the sessions of the conference.

Date of Event
Tuesday 08th Dec 2020 to Wednesday 09th Dec 2020
Mode of Participation
Video Conference