Demography Events

Paradise Beneath Her Feet: How Women Are Transforming the Middle East

October 27, 2010 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Middle East Program
Isobel Coleman of the Council on Foreign Relations highlights how demographic changes are intensifying the notion that women's empowerment is key to the prosperity of the economies of Arab and Muslim-majority countries.

Demography and Women's Empowerment: Urgency for Action?

September 13, 2010 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Middle Eastern women should be empowered to participate in the economy in a more significant way if the region is to take advantage of its "demographic window of opportunity," says the World Bank's Nadereh Chamlou.
Webcast

Integrated Analysis for Development and Security: Scarcity and Climate, Population, and Natural Resources

September 02, 2010 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Experts Alex Evans and Mathew Burrows discuss the current state of integrated scarcity issues in the policymaking world.
Webcast

Defusing the Bomb: Overcoming Pakistan's Population Challenge

June 09, 2010 // 9:00am4:30pm
Asia Program
According to UN mid-range projections for Pakistan, the country's population—currently about 185 million—will rise to 335 million by 2050. Experts examine both the challenges and opportunities of Pakistan's demographics.
Webcast

New Research on Population and Climate: The Impact of Demographic Change on Carbon Emissions

April 08, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
"Policies that have the effect…of leading to lower fertility and to slower population growth can be considered ‘win-win' from the climate point of view," says Brian O'Neill of the National Center for Atmospheric Research. O'Neill presents new research on the links between demography and climate change.
Webcast

Maintaining the Momentum: Highlights From the Uganda International Conference on Family Planning

March 16, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The landmark conference has renewed interest in family planning and reproductive health among African leaders and development partners. Experts discuss the conference and what it means for the future of family planning in Africa.
Webcast

The World's Cities: Mapping Urban Growth in Developing Countries

August 26, 2009 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The United Nations estimates that an additional 3 billion urban dwellers will be added to the world's population by 2050. Experts discuss land-use patterns and demographic research.
Webcast

Data in Motion: 25 Years of Demographic and Health Surveys

May 26, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
"Statistics should be the intellectual sidewalks of a society, and people should be able to build businesses and operate on the side of them," says Gapminder Foundation Director Hans Rosling.
Webcast

Demography, Environment, and Conflict in Indonesia and India

April 21, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Panelists Henrik Urdal of the International Peace Research Institute and Steve Rhee, an AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow (2007-2009), discuss the effects of environmental degradation on conflict.
Webcast

Population, Health, and Environment in Nepal

March 19, 2009 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
To protect endangered Bengal tigers in Nepal, WWF seeks to simultaneously protect the ecosystem and support sustainable livelihoods in the Terai Arc Landscape, a biodiverse region that spans the India-Nepal border.

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