Population

Population

13 April 2018
POP/1077

Failing to adopt a final outcome document at the end of its fifty‑first session, participants of the Commission on Population and Development expressed regret that consensus had eluded them for a second consecutive year.

12 April 2018
POP/1076

Accurate, disaggregated and updated data on population was essential for policymaking and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, the Commission on Population and Development heard today as it concluded its general debate.

11 April 2018
POP/1075

International migration was a global and multidimensional phenomenon of economic and social importance, the Commission on Population and Development heard today, as delegates shared ways to improve the management of flows, address key drivers and channel the potential of young people.

10 April 2018
POP/1074

Gateway cities were critical entry points for immigrants from a wide range of countries, serving as hubs for the collection, circulation and dispersion of goods, capital and people, the Commission on Population and Development heard today as it continued its annual session.

9 April 2018
DSG/SM/1155-POP/1073

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the opening of the fifty-first session on the Commission on Population and Development in New York today:

9 April 2018
POP/1072

Rapid urbanization presented some of today’s greatest modern development challenges, yet if effectively harnessed — especially by the world’s 1 billion migrants — it could unleash tremendous growth opportunities, speakers said today as the Commission on Population and Development opened its fifty‑first session.

6 April 2018
DSG/SM/1154-POP/1071

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the fourteenth Rafael M. Salas Memorial Lecture, in New York today:

7 February 2018
SG/A/1787-BIO/5060-POP/1070

United Nations Secretary General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Dereje Wordofa of Ethiopia as Deputy Executive Director (Programme) of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). 

3 October 2017
SG/A/1763*-BIO/5035*-POP/1069*

Following consultations with the Executive Board of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Natalia Kanem of Panama as the Fund’s new Executive Director.

11 July 2017
DSG/SM/1075-POP/1068

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohamed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the “She Decides for Family Planning” event, in London today:

11 July 2017
DSG/SM/1074-POP/1067

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed's remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Family Planning Summit opening plenary on global leadership, in London today:

10 July 2017
DSG/SM/1072-POP/1065

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed's remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Lake Chad Basin and Sahel at the Family Planning Summit, in London today:

10 July 2017
DSG/SM/1073-POP/1066

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed's remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the inaugural Professor Babatunde Osotimehin Lecture, in London today:

22 June 2017
DSG/SM/1065-POP/1064

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the United Nations Population Award Ceremony, in New York today:

16 June 2017
DSG/SM/1064-POP/1063

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohamed’s closing remarks at the memorial for Babatunde Osotimehin, the late Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in New York today:

16 June 2017
SG/SM/18576-POP/1062

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the memorial service for Babatunde Osotimehin, the former Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in New York today:

5 June 2017
SG/SM/18552-POP/1061

The following statement by UN Secretary-General António Guterres was issued today:

7 April 2017
POP/1060

Concluding its fiftieth session today, the Commission on Population and Development failed to reach consensus on its outcome document, while approving three draft decisions, including one determining the themes for upcoming sessions.

6 April 2017
POP/1059

Countries must understand and sufficiently address the inextricable link between sexual and reproductive health and socioeconomic advancement, speakers said today, as the Commission on Population and Development concluded its general debate.

5 April 2017
POP/1058

Speakers addressed the challenges of coping with refugee and migration flows and their impact on a country’s demographic makeup, as the Commission on Population and Development continued its annual session today.