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27 September 2012
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UNITED NATIONS, New York — The 67th regular session of the UN General Assembly began last week against a backdrop of violence and tensions in the Arab World, and a damping down of some of the excitement and hope that... Read more
7 August 2012
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BRASÍLIA— The 2012 General Census of Senegal will benefit from state-of-art information gathering and processing technologies used by Brazil, thanks to a South-South Cooperation initiative established between both... Read more
29 June 2012
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BAMYAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan --- “No one has done a survey here before, and nobody knows the type of challenges we face here,” said Mohammad Ibrahim, a farmer from the Bamiyan province during the enumeration phase of... Read more
26 October 2011
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  Since 1968, the population of our world has doubled, and will surpass 7 billion on 31 October of this year. Despite major declines in the average number of children per women, population growth is projected to... Read more
26 July 2011
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Tweet UNITED NATIONS, New York—A pioneering initiative in Brazil is showing that the country’s youth bulge is an economic force that could expand production and opportunities as well as promote the elimination of... Read more
23 June 2011
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UNITED NATIONS, New York—The 2011 Population Award was presented last week to Professor Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi, Chairman of the Division of Population Research at the University of Tehran, and L’Institut de... Read more
26 May 2011
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Recent reports show that people in Viet Nam and Thailand are living longer and choosing smaller families. This good news means, however, that both countries are confronting substantial challenges as their demographic... Read more
11 May 2011
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ISTANBUL—Unmet need for family planning should be addressed as an urgent development priority to keep women healthy, as economic growth can only be achieved through a healthy population, according to Ritva Koukku-Ronden... Read more
28 September 2009
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MARRAKESH, Morocco — More than 2,000 population experts, scholars, researchers and policymakers from all parts of the world gathered here to share ideas and review recent developments in population and demography. The... Read more
4 October 2004
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Preliminary results of the first total census in Timor-Leste since its independence in 2002 were released in the capital, Dili, earlier this month. Prime Minister Mari Alkatiri announced the much-awaited figures at a... Read more

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