This workshop is an opportunity for selected Pacific Island countries to review and update their national Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) plans in alignment
to global, regional and national priorities. The workshop focuses at evaluating progress realized in the development of the CRVS Systems over the past five years and reviewing
and/or setting goals and priorities for 2017 onward. The workshop also provides an opportunity for countries to learn from New Zealand civil registry practices, and for
country peers to share knowledge and experiences in CRVS. Participants include representative of National Registry Offices, National Statistics Offices and the Ministry of
Participating countries will include American Samoa, Cook Islands, Nauru, Niue, Tokelau and Tuvalu.