Project awarded in Sierra Leone!

08/03/2018

In line with European Union’s bilateral cooperation with Sierra Leone in the sector of Governance, the Delegation of the European Union to Sierra Leone contracted B&S Europe for the implementation of the Technical Assistance (TA) in support of the governance sector in the area of civil registration.

Within the project’s 36 months duration, B&S Europe will provide the National Civil Registration Agency (NCRA) an intensive support in order to update and establish a reliable Integrated National Civil Registration System (INCRS), with regards to the national Civil Registration policy, and to Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) African Program principles. This project will also include regular engagements with other key stakeholders such as the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Statistics Sierra Leone, and the Office of the Administrator and Registrar General.

The main objective of this project is to make sure the population of Sierra Leone possess an official and legal identity, and the dependable recording, storing and retrieval of vital events. 

The achievement of this objective will require supporting NCRA to set-up an efficient institutional system to regularly collect, deliver subsequent acts, and update vital events data. A team of three experts will be dealing with this daily in order for every Sierra Leonean to benefit a from strong and coherent civil registration system for vital events occurring from the cradle to the grave.

 

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