Civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems are a vital component of public administration and contribute to good governance by protecting human rights and enabling access to basic public services.
The Directory of Experts is a free online platform that hosts a global community of vetted experts and organizations working in civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems. This new tool makes it easy to connect directly with experts.
The Centre of Excellence for CRVS Systems launched two new animated videos, created in partnership with Data2X, that offer a visual guide to the importance of civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems for gender equality and legal protections for all.
The Centre of Excellence for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics systems is pleased to announce the launch of The Nexus Between Civil Registration and Social Protection Systems: Five Country Practices.
IDRC and the Centre of Excellence for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) systems have launched the knowledge brief Strengthening CRVS systems, overcoming barriers, and empowering women and children.
IDRC and the Centre of Excellence for CRVS Systems have launched a knowledge brief series that aims to uncover gender bias and barriers, share case studies and emerging findings, and recommend priority areas and solutions.
Housed at IDRC, the Centre of Excellence (CoE) was a global resource hub that actively supported national efforts to develop, strengthen, and scale up sustainable civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems that work for all, especially women and girls. Funded by Global Affairs Canada and IDRC from December 2015 to July 2021, its role was to facilitate access to technical assistance, global standards and tools, evidence, and good practice, with a strong commitment to gender equality.
The International Research Chairs Initiative (IRCI) is a seven-year, CA$8 million research program that pairs top research talent from universities in Canada with their counterparts in developing countries to address key development challenges.