Event Details

The Regional Steering Group is responsible for providing regional oversight and guidance for the implementation of the Regional Action Framework on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in Asia and the Pacific, as well as acting as the custodian of the Asia and Pacific CRVS Decade (2015 - 2024).

Comprising 22 representatives from member states, along with 8 development partners, the 30 members of the RSG represent a balance of geography and sectors including civil registration, statistics, health and planning, and was endorsed by the ESCAP Commission at its seventy-first session in May 2015. The group has met annually since its establishment in 2015 and will do so for a fifth time between 17 - 19 September 2019, in Bangkok, Thailand.

The Fifth Meeting will address, among other topics, the progress of country reports on the Midterm Questionnaire, ESCAP and development partner support for ensuring high quality responses, the continued preparatory work for the Ministerial Conference in 2020 (both the Main and Side Events), as well as the working arrangements of the RSG.

Date of Event: 
Tuesday 17th September 2019 to Thursday 19th September 2019
Mode of Participation: 
For more information please contact:

Tanja B. Sejersen


PDF icon Concept Note.pdf142.56 KB
PDF icon RSG meeting agenda.pdf678.21 KB
PDF icon An introduction to the CRVS Decade - ESCAP.pdf1.57 MB
PDF icon Overview of midterm review process - ESCAP.pdf707.87 KB
PDF icon CRVS in Afghanistan.pdf504.18 KB
PDF icon Private sector involvement, experiences from the Pacific.pdf728 KB
PDF icon Relevance of the SDG agenda to CRVS - ESCAP.pdf767.17 KB
PDF icon CRVS & the SDGs - Bangladesh.pdf1.05 MB
PDF icon Preparations for the Ministerial Conference, Action Areas - ESCAP.pdf702.91 KB
PDF icon National CRVS coordination mechanism in Iran.pdf1.16 MB
PDF icon Data For Health legal review tools.pdf253.96 KB
PDF icon CRVS system in Lao PDR.pdf493.78 KB
PDF icon Service delivery and CRVS in Malaysia.pdf2.63 MB
PDF icon Improving accessibility of CR services - Kiribati.pdf666.38 KB
PDF icon The #IBelong campaign to end statelessness.pdf1.3 MB
PDF icon I Belong Campaign - UNHCR.pdf1.51 MB
PDF icon Ensuring complete registration for all in Australia.pdf439.86 KB
PDF icon Gender and CRVS - Center of Excellence for CRVS.pdf1.59 MB
PDF icon Transforming through innovations - Plan International.pdf363.48 KB
PDF icon The next generation of the CRVS improvement framework - SPC.pdf475.16 KB
PDF icon The way forward in India, capturing each and every vital event.pdf935.42 KB
PDF icon ICD-11 - WHO.pdf3.62 MB
PDF icon Death certification Curriculum - WHO.pdf738.36 KB
PDF icon Verbal autopsy in the Regional Action Framework - Vital Strategies.pdf1.12 MB
PDF icon Financing CRVS in New Zealand.pdf844.96 KB
PDF icon Public Private Partnership - Philippines.pdf1.65 MB
PDF icon The role of human resources - ESCAP.pdf247.6 KB
PDF icon National ID Program - Cambodia.pdf1.04 MB
PDF icon Georgia's road to using CR records for VS.pdf467.12 KB
PDF icon Data sharing in Australia.pdf315.61 KB
PDF icon Improving Vital Statistics - Kazakhstan.pdf802.9 KB
PDF icon Legal ID&BR in the SDGs - UNICEF.pdf1.11 MB
PDF icon The work of the Legal Identity Expert Group - UN ECA.pdf659.73 KB
PDF icon Legal & digital ID&CR-ID link - World bank.pdf1.84 MB
PDF icon National ID&CRVS link - Indonesia.pdf760.89 KB
PDF icon Integrating National ID&CRVS - Thailand.pdf1.72 MB
PDF icon Issues with widespread us of ID and PII-related problems in Iran.pdf649.37 KB
PDF icon Integrating CRVS&ID - Mongolia.pdf1.04 MB
PDF icon What does an outcome document look like - ESCAP.pdf475.05 KB
PDF icon Meeting photos.pdf506.57 KB