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23-25 Aug 2022
CRVS Agenda Features in Eighth Session of the Committee on Statistics
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(Newsletter: CRVS Insight September 2022)

The eighth session of the Committee on Statistics of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) was held from 23-25 August 2022 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok and online.

The Regional Steering Group for CRVS in Asia and the Pacific reported on their progress and achievements during agenda item 3(b) Monitoring progress in response to the Get Every One in the Picture initiative on civil registration and vital statistics. Country statements for this agenda item were delivered by Bangladesh, China, Georgia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Republic of Korea and United States of America. The statements highlighted the importance of complete and universal CRVS systems for policy, planning and sustainable development, with many countries re-iterating their commitment to the goals and targets of the Regional Action Framework, to ensure no one is left behind. 

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