The final session of the UN Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals concluded on 19 July by adopting an outcome document with targets to be considered by the UN General Assembly as part of the next stage in the development of a new international development agenda.
PSN and other members of the Population and Sustainable Development Alliance (PSDA), welcomed the outcome document and Sustainable Development Goals proposal, but say the final post-2015 development agenda;“ must be bolder and go further.”
PSN are pleased to announce that Population Foundation of India (PFI) has joined the network. PFI leads on the formulation of gender sensitive population, health and development policies in India.
UNFPA marks World Population Day by spotlighting the need to invest in young people so they can exercise their human rights and help break the cycle of intergenerational poverty.
The Population and Climate Change Fact Sheet has been updated with the latest data from the IPCC, showing the links between population and climate change, and priorities for action.
Global population growth and consumption patterns need to be addressed if we are to find a solution to the growing demand for food, says The Population Institute.