UN Statistics Division organized a workshop on the Operation of Civil Registration, Vital Statistics and Identity Management Systems in East Asian countries from 13-17 November in Hanoi. Discussions focused on the revised Handbook on Management and the new Guidelines for Evaluation.
The event followed up on previous workshops which have concentrated on the implementation of the Principles and Recommendations for a Vital Statistics System, Rev.3. It was also part of a series of workshops being conducted worldwide together with multiple partners, which aim to strengthen technical capacity for improving national CRVS systems.
Countries attending the workshop included: Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam. All presentations as well as further information about the workshop is available on the event website.