Third Regional Workshop on Production and Use of Vital Statistics: Applying Tools and Materials Available to Improve Vital Statistics

[26 - 30 May 2014, Daejeon, Republic of Korea]

The Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific (SIAP), in collaboration with the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) and Statistics Korea, will conduct the Third Regional Workshop on Production and Use of Vital Statistics from 26 to 30 May 2014 in Daejeon, Republic of Korea.

This regional workshop contributes to the initiatives at the global and regional levels to accelerate improvement of civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS). With the view to strengthen technical capacity to contribute to the efforts in improving civil registration and vital statistics systems, the workshop aims to increase the knowledge of government statisticians and civil registration officials about the revised international principles and recommendations for compiling, processing and disseminating vital statistics; and improve their capability in identifying gaps and challenges in applying international standards to improve their vital statistics system.