Workshop on Vital Statistics for North and Central Asian Countries
The European Free Trade Association, Statistics Norway and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) are holding a workshop to improve the capacity of national CRVS systems in the production and dissemination of vital statistics.
The workshop specifically supports the implementation of Goal 3 the Regional Action Framework on CRVS in Asia and the Pacific which stipulates that accurate, complete and timely vital statistics (including on causes of death) are produced based on registration records and are disseminated. The workshop will run between 7 and 11 October 2019 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
The workshop will strengthen countries’ capacity of national statistical systems to produce, disseminate and communicate vital statistics, based on civil registration records and other data sources, and thus support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The key objectives are:
- Countries to develop or improve vital statistics publications
- Improved collaboration between agencies working on CRVS and data/statistics
- Improved knowledge among experts on CRVS and on user friendly data dissemination