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28 March to 01 April 2022 | By invitation only

The Regional Workshop on Estimating Completeness of Civil Registration of Births and Deaths  commenced with an Asia-Pacific Stats Café Series: Estimating completeness of vital events launch the recently developed guidelines on measuring completeness of civil registration of births and deaths. It run for 2.5-3 hours a day over five days from 28 March to 1 April 2022.

  • Guidelines for estimating completeness of civil registration of vital events (PDF)

The Regional Workshop is being held as part of a project to strengthen capacity to implement inequality assessments of civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems, which has been initiated by ESCAP and includes both in-country and regional level capacity strengthening activities. One element of this project relates to training on demographic skills to enable countries to implement the inequality assessments.

The Regional Workshop aimed to provide technical guidance and enhance expertise on demographic methods with a focus on measuring completeness of the civil registration of births and deaths. The training divided into 6.5 hours of instruction and 6 hours of practical and hands-on exercises. It run for 2.5-3 hours a day over five days from 28 March to 1 April 2022. For more information, please see the concept note.


28 Mar 2022
12:00
13:00
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13:30
13:45
Opening Remarks and Introducing to the workshop

Ms. Petra Nahmias, Chief of Population and Social Statistics Section

13:45
14:00
Background to the Guidelines for estimating completeness of civil registration of vital events

Mr. Thomas Moultrie, University of Cape Town, South Africa

14:00
15:00
Instruction: Chapter 1 and 2 of the Guidelines
29 Mar 2022
12:00
12:55
Instruction: Delayed registration, and adjustments (Chapter 3)
12:55
13:05
Coffee break
13:05
14:30
Instruction: Completeness of birth registration (Chapter 4a-4c)
30 Mar 2022
12:00
13:30
Practical session
  • Exercises will be shared with instructions and Excel workbooks
  • One-on-One consultations will be done via a break-out room
13:30
13:40
Coffee break
13:40
15:00
Practical session (continued)
  • Exercises will be shared with instructions and Excel workbooks
  • One-on-One consultations will be done via a break-out room
31 Mar 2022
12:00
12:45
Instruction: Completeness of birth registration (Chapter 4d-4e)
12:45
12:55
Coffee break
12:55
14:30
Instruction: Completeness of death registration (Chapter 5: Overview; and introduction to other methods (GGB+SEG))
01 Apr 2022
12:00
13:00
Practical session
  • Exercises will be shared with instructions and Excel workbooks
  • One-on-One consultations will be done via a break-out room
Coffee break
Practical session (continued)
  • Exercises will be shared with instructions and Excel workbooks
  • One-on-One consultations will be done via a break-out room
14:45
15:00
Way forward and Closing remarks

Ms. Petra Nahmias, Chief of Population and Social Statistics Section

Title Speaker/Presenter PPT
Guidelines for estimating the completeness of reporting of vital events: A new resource for the region Tom Moultrie, Professor of Demography; University of Cape Town, South Africa PPT
Session 1 PPT
Session 2 PPT
Session 3 PPT
Session 4 PPT
Session 5 PPT

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