World Population Day 2021, webinar on COVID-19 and fertility

14 July 2021


At World Population Day 2021, which is observed on 11 July each year, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on fertility will take center stage as the main theme for the commemoration.  

To mark the day, UN DESA’s Population Division, in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), is organizing an online panel discussion of leading demographers and population experts on 14 July from 9 to 9.45 am EDT to discuss the impact of the pandemic on fertility preferences and behaviours, the availability and use of family planning, teenage marriage, challenges of data collection and more.  

The webinar will be moderated by Mr. Raj Kumar, founding President and Editor-in-Chief of Devex.   


What: Webinar on the potential impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on fertility 

When: 14 July 9 to 9.45 a.m. EDT 

How: Live YouTube (click here