Tuesday 6th February 2018

The ESCAP Statistics Division convened a meeting of the Partnership on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in Asia and the Pacific on 6 February 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand.

The meeting included a discussion of the outcomes of the 3rd Regional Steering Group meeting, held 18-20 October 2017.The discussions centered around the potential of organizing a ministerial conference on CRVS in 2020 as part of the mid-term review of the CRVS Decade as well as a set of new task forces under the Regional Steering Group on CRVS in Asia and the Pacific.

Partners have been increasingly collaborating on in-country activities, training materials, regional workshops and meetings and the main purpose of the partnership is to improve coordination of CRVS activities at the regional, subregional and country level.