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17 May 2023
The Regional Steering Group Reaches Consensus on Extending the CRVS Decade beyond 2024
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(Newsletter May 2023)

The ninth meeting of the Regional Steering Group (RSG) for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) in Asia and the Pacific was organized in-person from 10 to 12 May 2023 in Bangkok. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss progress to-date, prepare for the final review of the Asia Pacific CRVS Decade (2015-2024) and possible extension, and decide on future focus areas for the work of the RSG. During the meeting, participants reached a consensus on the need for extending the CRVS Decade beyond 2024. The meeting was organized in a hybrid modality with most participants attending in-person and online participants joining via Microsoft Teams platform. The modality of the meeting was a combination of presentations, interactive discussions and feedback sessions. The meeting included 42 participants, including 26 country participants and 16 development partner participants. The presentation material will be made available on https://getinthepicture.org/  

More information on the RSG can be found here.

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