Third Meeting of the Regional Steering Group for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in Asia and the Pacific

18 Oct 2017 to 20 Oct 2017
Bangkok,

The Regional Steering Group provides guidance for the implementation of the Regional Action Framework on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in Asia and the Pacific and is entrusted to act as custodian of the Asia and Pacific CRVS Decade (2015 - 2024). Comprising 30 members: 22 from member states and eight development partners, membership of the Regional Steering Group is based on Government nominations and represents a balance of geography and sectors including civil registration, statistics, health and planning. The composition of the Regional Steering Group was endorsed by the ESCAP Commission at its seventy-first session in May 2015. The Regional Steering Group is part of the governance structure for the implementation of the Regional Action Framework on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in Asia and the Pacific, which was endorsed by the Ministerial Conference on CRVS in Asia and the Pacific in November 2014. As such, the Regional Steering Group is responsible for providing regional oversight and strategic guidance for the implementation of the Regional Action Framework and the promotion of the Asian and Pacific CRVS Decade 2015 – 2024. The Regional Steering Group consists of high level officials from Ministries of Health, Interior, Planning and Statistical Authorities. The group has met annually since its establishment in 2015. The 2017 meeting will be held in Bangkok 18-20 October.

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