COMMISSION ON POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT

Fortieth session, 9-13 April 2007

Side events

Organizers

Permanent Mission of the United States to the United Nations

National Institute on Aging (NIA)

Topic

Comparative Global Research on Aging

Panelists

  Richard Suzman, NIA (Moderator); John Bongaarts, Population Council;

David Canning, Harvard University; John Haaga, NIA

At United Nations Headquarters, Conference Room 8

On Monday, 9 April, from 13:15 p.m. to 14:30 p.m.

Organizers

Government of Switzerland

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Guttmacher Institute

Topic

Preparing the Next Generation:  Safeguarding Adolescents’

Health Transition to Adulthood

Panelists

  Werner Haug, Swiss Federal Statistical Office (Introduction); Rogelio Fernandez-Castilla, UNFPA (Moderator); Wendy Baldwin, Population Council; Leticia Marteleto, University of Michigan;

Claudine Sauvain, University of Geneva; Nyovani J. Madise, African Population

and Health Research Centre (APHRC)

At United Nations Headquarters, Conference Room 5

On Tuesday, 10 April, from 13:15 p.m. to 14:45 p.m.

(BY INVITATION ONLY)

Organizers

Permanent Mission of the Netherlands to the United Nations

Population Action International (PAI)

Topic

The Shape of Things to Come:  Why Age Structure Matters to a Safer, More Equitable World

Panelists

Elizabeth Leahy, PAI; Rogelio Fernandez-Castilla, UNFPA;

United Nations Population Division [TBC]; A perspective from the country level [TBD]

At United Nations Headquarters, Delegates Dining Room 6

On Wednesday, 11 April, from 13:15 p.m. to 14:45 p.m.


COMMISSION ON POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT

Fortieth session, 9-13 April 2007

Side events (cont.’d)

Organizer

Peter Way, Chief, International Programs Center,

United States Census Bureau

Brown bag lunch seminar for demographers on World Population Trends: 

Exchange of experiences

All population specialists attending the Commission on Population

 and Development are welcome to attend this side event

Two United Nations Plaza, Conference Room DC2-1949

On Thursday, 12 April, from 13:15 p.m. to 14:45 p.m.

(INVITATION)

Organizers

Permanent Mission of Thailand to the United Nations

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

Topic

Human Trafficking, Human Rights: Redefining Challenges

Panelists

  [TBC]

At United Nations Headquarters, Conference Room 2

On Thursday, 12 April, from 13:15 p.m. to 14:30 p.m.