PSN and other members of the Population and Sustainable Development Alliance (PSDA), have welcomed the outcome document and Sustainable Development Goals proposal by the UN Open Working Group, but say the final post-2015 development agenda; “must be bolder and go further.”
PSN has updated the Population and Climate Change Fact Sheet with the latest data from the Fifth Assessment Report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. It shows the clear links between population and climate change and provides priorities for action.
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.
The Population Institute has published an article on the Devex website explaining how meeting the growing demand for food may be the world’s single greatest challenge, and how a solution cannot be found until global population growth and consumption patterns are addressed.
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.
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.