Path to Prosperity: Empower, Educate, and Employ Youth to Realize the Demographic Dividend
On Dec. 8, 2015, the Wilson Center's Environmental Change and Security Program is hosting a full day event that explores how countries can achieve a demographic dividend through empowerment, education, and employment for youth.
Postponed: 2015 International Conference on Family Planning
The 2015 International Conference on Family Planning in Nusa Dua, Indonesia has been postponed. PRB is disappointed but remains confident that we and our partners will continue to move the agenda forward. Below view materials on key family planning issues that we have produced recently.
PRB Explored Key Themes on White House Conference on Aging
The July 2015 White House Conference on Aging coincides with the 50th anniversaries of Medicare, Medicaid, and the Older Americans Act, and the 80th anniversary of the Social Security Act. PRB's reports, articles, and interviews explore many key Conference themes, including healthy aging, retirement…
April 14 Event at PRB on Demography and the Sustainable Development Goals
(April 2015) In September 2015, more than 180 nations will decide upon the new global development agenda, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). But there is a gaping hole in today’s development discourse: demography. Please join Population Reference Bureau on April 14 at 3:00 p.m. for a dialogue…
New Materials on Noncommunicable Diseases in Africa
(March 2015) Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), such as cardiovascular diseases, cancers, diabetes, and chronic respiratory diseases, now account for more than 75 percent of all deaths in most countries in North Africa. In sub-Saharan Africa, NCDs are projected to become the leading cause of death by …
Register for March 19 Webinar on ‘Children of Incarcerated Parents’
(March 2015) Register now for a webinar on Thursday, March 19, 2015, from 1–2 p.m. (EDT), on “Children of Incarcerated Parents.” The United States has more than 2 million people behind bars, and 45 percent were living with their children before they were imprisoned. U.S. children of inca…
Population and Poverty Research Network Launches Redesigned Website
(February 2015) The Population and Poverty Research Network has launched a redesigned website at www.poppov.org, and a new Twitter account @poppovnetwork! The redesigned and upgraded website features simple navigation, easy-to-read text, and more ways to search for content.