The Regional Steering Group for CRVS in Asia and the Pacific guides the implementation of the Regional Action Framework and acts as the custodian of the Asia and Pacific CRVS Decade (2015 - 2024). Membership in the Regional Steering Group is based on Government nominations and represents a balance of both geography and sectors including civil registration, statistics, health and planning, as described in the Terms of References. The current composition of the Regional Steering Group includes 30 members, 22 member states and 8 development partners, and was endorsed by the ESCAP Commission at its seventy-first session in May 2015. (Image: UN ESCAP 2018, Regional Steering Group)