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General Assembly Special Session on ICPD beyond 2014

Advance press briefing on population issues to be considered at UNGA Special Session
Friday, 19 September 2014 at 11a.m. EDT. Follow the webcast live on UN Web TV

A/69/207-Report of the Secretary-General on International Migration and development

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Probabilistic Population Projections (PPP)

On 11 July the Population Division released a new revision of Probabilistic Population Projections (PPP). The projections are based on historical estimates of population size as well as fertility and mortality trends from the 2012 Revision of World Population Prospects, and probabilistic projections of total fertility, and life expectancy at birth for all countries and areas. Read more

World population stabilization unlikely this century

"recently released population projections based on data until 2012 and a Bayesian probabilistic methodology. Analysis of these data reveals that, contrary to previous literature, world population is unlikely to stop growing this century." [requires subscription for full article]

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Inside Population