The Technical Support Project for the Reform Process of the Registration System for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in RDC was signed on April 23 of this year. Financed by the World Bank for an amount of 5,1 million dollars, Its purpose is to support the process of reform of the registration system of Vital Statistics and Vital Statistics in DRC.
This project, managed by CIVIPOL for a duration of two and a half years, is implemented together with DIGITECH, IDEMIA (formerly SAFRAN), TRANSTEC (which is the belgian subsidiary of CIVIPOL Group) and 2 local partners : the NGO CARITAS and UNFPA (Fund of Nations United for the Population).
CIVIPOL together with the experts of the project participated in the first Technical Committee which was organized by the CFEF (Cell of Execution of the Financing in favour of Fragile States) of the Ministry of Finance, which took place last June 7th 2018 in Kinshasa.
During this event, the consortium presented to the representatives of the beneficiaries ministries (Interior, Justice, Plan, Social Affairs, Health and Education) and to some journalists who were also invited the objectives and big phases of the project as well as the team which will be mobilized during the project.
An additional project for the organization of birth catch up campaigns during the confirmations enrollment in preprimary and primary schools in DRC was also lately awarded to the same Consortium. For a total amount of 14,5 million dollars, the corresponding contract has just been signed and will start as soon as possible.
Both projects will allow CIVIPOL asserting once again its expertise within technical support in the field of Civil Registration and also pursuing its commitment in sub-Saharan Africa.