The Asian and Pacific CRVS Decade (2015-2024) was proclaimed at the Ministerial Conference on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) in Asia and the Pacific, held November 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. Through the declaration of the CRVS Decade, governments gave a timeframe of 2015-2024 for all people in Asia and the Pacific to benefit from universal and responsive CRVS systems facilitating the realization of their rights and supporting good governance, health and development. During the 2014 Ministerial Conference, Governments also adopted the Ministerial Declaration to “Get Every One in the Picture” in Asia and the Pacific and committed to focusing their efforts on improving national CRVS systems.

The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific adopted resolution 71/14 on the Asia and Pacific Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Decade, 2015-2024 in May 2015.