Expert Group Meeting

Expert group meeting on international migration and development in the Arab region: Challenges and opportunities

Overview

The Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs organized an expert group meeting on challenges and opportunities of international migration for development in the Arab region. The meeting was held at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) in Beirut, Lebanon from 15 to 17 May 2006.

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Expert group meeting on population distribution, urbanization, internal migration and development

Overview

The Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs organized an expert group meeting on population distribution, urbanization, internal migration and development. The meeting was held at the United Nations in New York from 21 to 23 January 2008.

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Expert group meeting on international migration and development in Asia and the Pacific

Overview

The Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs organized an expert group meeting on international migration and development in Asia and the Pacific. The meeting was held at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in Bangkok, Thailand from 20 to 21 September 2008.

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Expert group meeting on health, mortality and development

Overview

The purpose of the meeting was twofold. First, in preparation for the forty-third session of the Commission on Population and Development, the meeting brought together experts and officials of inter-governmental organizations to discuss the challenges in combating the major causes of death and improving health, including consideration of how to strengthen health systems.

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Expert group meeting on recent and future trends in fertility

Overview

The Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations is organizing an Expert Group Meeting on Recent and Future Trends in Fertility that will be held in New York from 2 to 4 December 2009. The purpose of the meeting is to bring together experts to examine recent trends in fertility and discuss future prospects in order to inform the preparation of the 2010 Revision of the World Population Prospects.

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Expert group meeting on mortality crises: conflicts, violence, famine, natural disasters and the growing burden of non-communicable diseases

Overview

The Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs organized an expert group meeting to address issues associated with the estimation and projection of mortality levels in context of humanitarian crises, including conflicts, violence, famine and natural disasters as well as in respect to the growing burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). The meeting was held at the United Nations in New York from 14 to 15 November 2011.

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