Between 28 – 30 November 2018, the Ministry of Planning’s CRVS Technical Support Unit led the summit to collect input from all the key stakeholders, as well as accelerate Partner efforts in meeting the 2025 vision to ensure universal and responsive systems.
The "Status of Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in South Asia" report documents the policies, systems and procedures in place for the registration of birth, death and marriage in South Asia.
The report’s objectives are to:
The purpose of this research is to;
a. Inform programme design work to support the development of censuses in South Asia.
b. Examine evidence on civil registration as an ongoing issue in South Asia to potentially identify from evidence where there is an opportunity for DFID to make a real difference to those who have no form of registration. Further, where due to the complicated nature of factors surrounding civil registration the time might not be right for an intervention.