News on Urbanization

19 Abril 2019
Census data is essential for creating policies and making investments that meet the needs of all people.  © UN Vietnam/Aidan Dockery
HA NOI, VIET NAM – At the start of April, more than 122,000 people fanned out across Viet Nam, pursuing information about every single person in the country. They are enumerators for the country’s housing and population... Leer más
9 Abril 2018
Las necesidades de las mujeres y las niñas migrantes pasan totalmente inadvertidas. Izdihar, una refugiada siria en Jordania. © UNFPA Jordan/Sima Diab
NACIONES UNIDAS, Nueva York – Aproximadamente mil millones de personas en todo el mundo son migrantes, una de cada siete personas. Mientras los responsables de las políticas luchan por comprender cómo estos... Leer más
26 Junio 2015
Children play football at a low-cost informal school in Nairobi. Research by APHRC has helped the Government of Kenya develop policies on school access. © African Population and Health Research Centre
UNITED NATIONS, New York – The United Nations honoured Thoraya Ahmed Obaid and the African Population and Health Research Centre (APHRC), recipients of the 2015 United Nations Population Award, at a ceremony held today... Leer más
7 Abril 2014
NACIONES UNIDAS, Nueva York – Hace veinte años, la comunidad internacional se reunió en El Cairo (Egipto) para analizar los cambios que se estaban produciendo en el mundo y ver cómo afectaban a las personas más... Leer más
20 Noviembre 2012
NUEVA YORK --- Académicos y expertos pertenecientes a siete organismos de las Naciones Unidas se reunieron esta semana en el Fondo de Población de las Naciones Unidas (UNFPA) para celebrar la primera de una serie de... Leer más
21 Mayo 2014
ZAVKHAN PROVINCE, Mongolia – “Y-Peer saved my life. For that, I am so thankful,” says Oyuka,* recalling a time when she contemplated suicide. That was before Enkhbat, an educator with the youth peer education programme... Leer más
26 Agosto 2012
BANGKOK — Dramatic demographic changes in Asia, coupled with persistent social inequality, require countries to urgently tackle population concerns with foresight and justice, the head of UNFPA said today at a regional... Leer más
2 Abril 2012
Three short films capturing three very different perspectives on the opportunities and challenges of today’s complex world have been voted as winners in the ‘1 in 7 Billion’ film contest. One, A Common Guy by Pedro Diaz... Leer más
27 Enero 2012
UNITED NATIONS, New York – UNFPA and others, including the G77 and the European Union, called for more emphasis on population dynamics, gender equity and reproductive health in the first round (zero draft) of... Leer más
7 Noviembre 2001
Unbalanced consumption harms the environment and environmental destruction has a disproportionate impact on the poor, said Thoraya Obaid, Executive Director of the UNFPA, as she launched The State of World Population... Leer más