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Programme activities

Second Conference of Ministers Responsible for Civil Registration

Second Conference of Ministers was held in Durban, South Africa on 3-7 September 2012. At the Conference, ministers reiterated the continued importance of CRVS for advancing Africa’s development agenda, including accelerating regional integration, achieving the priorities of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), creating an African Union strategic framework for pan-African socioeconomic development, and meeting the Millennium Development Goals.

CRVS Digitization Guidebook

The Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Digitisation Guidebook (CRVS-DGB) is an online resource that provides step-by-step guidance for countries to plan, analyse, design and implement digitized systems and automated processes for CRVS. It has been developed by the African Regional Core Group on CRVS under the technical leadership of Plan International supported by Economic Commission for Africa and African Development Bank in collaboration with country experts across Africa. Jembi Health Systems, South Africa, provided the technical support as consultant organization.


Access the Guidebook online at: