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Population Matters » For a sustainable future Eurostat Home People on the move Explore our new digital publication 'People on the move – statistics on mobility in Europe'. With the help of short texts and interactive visualisations, learn more about how people move around in Europe whether for migration, education, work or tourism. more Finnish EU Council Presidency On the 1 July 2019, Finland took over the presidency of the Council of the EU. more SDGs and me Get to know the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Explore the situation of your country and compare it to others using the interactive visualisation tools in this new innovative publication. > more The life of women and men in Europe Explore our digital publication "The life of women and men in Europe – a statistical portrait" which compares women and men in their daily lives through short texts, interactive visualisation tools and infographics; it is available in most of official EU languages. > more
Age Structure of Mortality in Developing Countries United Nations (1986). Age Structure of Mortality in Developing Countries. A Database for Cross-Sectional and Time Series Research. ST/ESA/SER.R/66. This publication presents a data base of national life tables from developing countries. Since this publication is no longer available in printed form, it is made available here in electronic form in Adobe PDF format. Preface and Table of contents (1,425 KB) Introduction (947 KB) Chapter I: Sources of data (1,374 KB) Chapter II: Life tables (4,225 KB)
World Health Organization Global Health Observatory Global Strategy for Women's, Children's and Adolescents' Health (2016-2030): Data portal The Every Woman Every Child Global Strategy indicator and monitoring framework includes 60 indicators from health and other sectors. 34 indicators are from the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 26 from related global monitoring initiatives. From these, 16 key indicators are highlighted to provide a snapshot of progress. The Global Strategy portal provides open access to the latest available data and estimates for the 60 indicators across 194 countries. This involves collaboration across WHO departments, H6 agencies (UNAIDS, UNFPA, UNICEF, UN Women, WHO and the World Bank), other UN organizations - including the UN Statistics Division and UNESCO, and global monitoring partnerships, including the Countdown to 2030 and academic institutions. – Access the portal Global Observatory on Health Research and Development (R&D) – Access the Observatory fact buffet Child care Care seeking for pneumonia
7 billion people and you: What's your number? Sources: All population data are based on estimates by the UN Population Division and all calculations provided by the UN Population Fund. The remaining data are from other sections of the UN, the Global Footprint Network and the International Telecommunications Union. Want to find out more? Visit the UN Population Fund's detailed population calculator, 7 billion and me. Notes on the data: Only birth dates after 1910 can be accommodated and only countries with populations of more than 100,000 people are included. Three country groupings - developed, developing and least developed - featured in the conclusions are those referenced by the UN for assessing the Millennium Development Goals. Read the answers to frequently asked questions here.
launches global conversation on sustainable development 22 November 2011 – The United Nations today launched a campaign ahead of its major conference on sustainable development (Rio+20) in June next year, inviting governments, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and people everywhere to engage in a global conversation about the communities they want to see in the future. “Sustainable development is a top priority for a simple reason – it cuts across all the challenges and priorities,” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told a press briefing this morning. “We know that what we face – food insecurity, water scarcity, energy shortages, climate change, increasing carbon emissions and unhealthy oceans – all these are the priority challenges which we have to address.” Sustainable development is a top priority for a simple reason – it cuts across all the challenges and priorities “Opportunities like Rio+20 do not come along often,” Mr. Ban said. Mr.
The impact of COPD on quality of life, productivity los... [COPD. 2012 stats | Millennium Indicators The Millennium Development Goals Report 2013 was launched in Geneva by the Secretary-General on 1 July 2013. The report presents the yearly assessment of global and regional progress towards the MDGs. With the deadline for the MDGs on the horizon, this year's report examines where the targets have been met and where redoubled efforts are needed urgently to accelerate the progress. It also reveals that our attention needs to focus on disparities across geographical areas and population groups within countries. The report is based on comprehensive official statistics compiled by the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on MDG indicators led by the Statistics Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs. The report is available in all UN languages. The Statistical Annex of the report can be viewed here.
Finding seclusion in a world of 7 billion Updated Fri 4 Nov 2011, 6:08pm AEDT Escaping in a world of 7 billion people is becoming increasingly difficult, but in Australia - one of the least densely populated countries - seclusion still exists. The global population passed the 7 billion milestone this week and is expected to hit 9 billion by 2050. Hayman Island on the Great Barrier Reef is about eight kilometres in circumference, with a population of just a few hundred. Photographer Lisa Burns, 27, has lived there for the past two years. Here she paints a picture of what it's like in one of the Earth's few remaining pockets without people. I moved over with my partner. We live in a studio apartment, it's like a hotel room, we don't have a kitchen or anything like that but we've got a balcony which looks over the ocean and the reef. The island is quite small - it's about eight kilometres in circumference - so we can't go to many places but we go for bushwalks and sunset walks when it's low tide and things like that.
Professor Alan Boyle, Edinburgh Law School Professor of Public International Law MA, BCL, LLD, Barrister Tel: +44 (0)131 650 2019 Fax: 0131 650 2005 Email: Alan.Boyle@ed.ac.uk Biography Alan Boyle specialises in Public International Law. Alan Boyle specialises in Public International Law. His research interests include international environmental law, the law of the sea, the law of treaties, international law-making and the settlement of international disputes. He is a barrister and practises occasionally in the International Court of Justice and other international tribunals, mainly in environmental and law of the sea cases. read less PhD Supervisees Dr Handa Abidin 'REDD-Plus and the Protection of Indigenous Peoples under International Law' Justine Bendel 'Role of International Courts and Tribunals in Environmental… read more Justine Bendel 'Role of International Courts and Tribunals in Environmental Disputes' Diogo De Sousa e Alvim 'Human Rights and Transboundary Environmental Law: A European Perspective' read less Books Edited Books