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The Technical Seminar on Legal Framework for Civil Registration, Vital Statistics and Identity Management Systems
  • Manila, Philippines
  • 17 - 19 July 2017

The Technical Seminar on Legal Framework for Civil Registration, Vital Statistics and Identity Management Systems will be held on 17-19 July 2017 at the Multi-Function Hall 2 of the Asian Development Bank Headquarters (ADB HQ) located at 6 ADB Avenue, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

The Technical Seminar on Legal Framework for Civil Registration, Vital Statistics and Identity Management Systems will be held on 17-19 July 2017 at the Multi-Function Hall 2 of the Asian Development Bank Headquarters (ADB HQ) located at 6 ADB Avenue, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Monday, 17 July 2017

 08:30 – 09:00
Registration of participants
 09:00 –09:30
Session 1 ‐ Opening and administrative matters
  • Opening remarks by ADB, PSA, UNSD, OSCE-ODIHR
  • Introduction of participants and administrative matters
  • Introduction of the programme of work, the methods of work and the literature provided to participants.
09:30 –10:00
Session 2 ‐ Introduction to the revision process of the Manuals and Handbooks relevant to the Principles and Recommendations for a Vital Statistics System

This session will open with an introductory presentation on the progress of the revision of the Handbook on Management and Evaluation of Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems . The session will also explain the plan for updating other manuals and handbooks that accompany the Principles and Recommendations for a Vital Statistics System, Rev. 3

  • Presentation by UNSD
  • Discussion
10:00 –10:30
Coffee break
10:30 –11:15
Session 3 ‐ CRVS and human rights.

This session highlights the importance of legal identity for full participation in society and to the realization of human rights.

  • Presentation by UNSD
  • Presentation by OSCE
  • Discussion
11:15 –12:30
Session 4 ‐ Legal framework in the civil registration, vital statistics and ID systems.

The session reviews the basic legal arrangements.

  • Presentation by UNSD
  • Presentation by ADB
  • Discussion
12:30 –14:00
Lunch
14:00 –15:00
Session 5 ‐ Training tools on legal arrangements.
  • Module on Legal Arrangements from the CRVS e-learning course (Presentation by World Bank)
  • CRVS legal and policy analysis (Introduction by SPC and Matrix presentation by Bloomberg Data for Health Initiative)
  • Discussion
15:00 –15:30
Coffee break
15:30 –17:00
Session 6 ‐ Introduction of the annotated outline of the UN Guidelines on the Legal Framework for Civil Registration, Vital Statistics and Identity Management.

This session will open with an introductory presentation on the proposed outline, structure, content and highlights of the Guidelines.

  • Presentation by UNSD
  • Discussion

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

 09:00 –10:30
Session 7 ‐ Country experiences of formulating or reforming their legal framework for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics.

This session presents recent and current efforts to formulate or reform the legal system in order to improve the quality of CRVS, also touches upon lessons learned, challenges and opportunities. The best country practices will feed the Handbook.

  • Country presentations (Selected countries)
  • Discussion
10:30 –11:00
Coffee break
 11:00 –12:30
Session 8 ‐ Country experiences of formulating or reforming their legal framework for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (cont'd)
  • Country presentations (Selected countries)
  • Discussion
12:30 –14:00
Lunch
14:00 –15:30
Session 9 ‐ Country experiences of formulating or reforming their legal framework for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (cont'd)
  • Country presentations (Selected countries)
  • Discussion
15:30 –16:00
Coffee break
16:00 –17:00
Session 10 ‐ Country experiences of formulating or reforming their legal framework for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (cont'd)
  • Country presentations (Selected countries)
  • Discussion

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

 09:00 –11:00
Session 11 ‐ Technical seminar conclusions and the way forward.

Discussion of the seminar's proceedings: conclusions and recommendations on how to best practices for formulating or reforming legal arrangements for CRVS in participating countries.

  • Conclusions and recommendations
  • Discussion
11:00 –11:30
Coffee break
11:30 –12:30
Session 12 ‐ Closing session
  • Closing remarks by Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  • Closing remarks by Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
  • Closing remarks by Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE-ODIHR)
  • United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD)
12:30 –14:00
Lunch
14:00 –17:00
Session 13 ‐ Visit to local CRS Serbilis Outlet, Sta. Mesa, Manila and demonstration by Philippine Statistics Authority

Dinner offered by Philippine Statistics Authority

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