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The Fourth Conference of African Ministers Responsible for Civil Registration will be held from 4 to 8 December 2017 in Nouakchott, Mauritania.
The African Union Commission, in collaboration with the ECA the AfDB as well as other partners, is organizing the Fourth Conference of Ministers Responsible for Civil Registration in Nouakchott, Mauritania, on the theme: ‘Accelerating a coordinated improvement of Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) for implementation and monitoring development in Africa: Review of progress and the way forward’. The meeting will be preceded by an Expert Group Meeting.
The overall objective of the conference is to deliberate on the possible ways of making strategic shifts to move the Africa Programme on Accelerated Improvement of Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (APAI-CRVS), to the next level of maturity through taking stock of the achievements and challenges.
The specific objectives include:
The Ministerial Conference is expected to deliberate on the recommendations of the experts meeting, among others, and give policy directives to the APAI-CRVS Secretariat on: