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10 Jun 2020
World Bank to support CRVS in Lao PDR
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Back in March, the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved USD60 million in financing for the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, of which 35 million will help the country strengthen its financial safety nets, and 25 million will support the upgrade the national civil registration system.

The CRVS Project will support the establishment of a comprehensive national civil registration equipped to record key life events. The CRVS system will provide vital data that can inform the formulation and implementation of public policies and help with the monitoring and evaluation of national and sub-national development plans.

More information about CRVS in Lao PDR is available on www.getinthepicture.org.

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