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Yamoussoukro Promotes Civil Registration and Vital Statistics

Ministers from African countries have agreed to launch a Decade of Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS), covering 2015 to 2024, with the goal of "leaving no child out" and "no country behind" in the effort to register all births and vital events in Africa. The ministerial meeting took place on 12 and 13 February 2015 at the Fondation Houphouet-Boigny pour la recherche et la Paix in Yamoussoukro, Republic of Cote d'Ivoire.

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Third Conference of African Ministers responsible for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in the Ivorian capital of Yamoussoukro, from February 9-13.

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