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PSN welcomes Population Foundation of India into network 30 June 2014

Source: PSN

PSN is pleased to announce that Population Foundation of India (PFI) has joined the network. Since 1970, PFI has been leading policy advocacy efforts and working as a think tank on population issues in India.

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PSN calls on reproductive health community to embrace “population” 18 June 2014

Source: PSN

A PSN article has been published in the latest edition of the Reproductive Health Matters journal, calling for greater collaboration between SRHR activists and sustainable development advocates in order to advance shared goals in the post-2015 international development agenda.

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PSN welcomes Friends of the Earth into network 3 June 2014

Source: PSN

PSN is happy to announce that Friends of the Earth (England, Wales & Northern Ireland) has joined the network! For over 40 years Friends of the Earth has been at the forefront of the environmental movement – helping people to see that the future of humanity and the future of the planet are one and the same.

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World Population Day: UN spotlights the need to invest in young people 11 July 2014

Source: UNFPA

A statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Executive Director, marks World Population Day today by spotlighting the need to invest in young people so they can exercise their human rights and help break the cycle of intergenerational poverty across the world.

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A major strategic threat: how the Ministry of Defence sees climate change 3 July 2014

Source: The Carbon Brief

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) Global Strategic Trends programme has issued an updated report on the threats and opportunities for world peace and security between now and 2045.

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Why shrinking populations may not be such a bad thing 6 June 2014

Source: The Economist

An article in the Economist outlines global fertility rates and policies, and discusses whether fertility rate at replacement level is the right target for dependency ratios, claiming that demographers should also be taking education into account. 

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