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IUSSP Bulletin - Issue 52, June 2021


IPC2021 Countdown Events:


Training Workshop on Geoprocessing and Spatial Analysis

Tuesday 10 August 2021 at 12:00 - 13:30 UTC (8:00 New York | 9:00 São Paulo | 14:00 Paris | 17:30 New Delhi)

Register in advance here!


IUSSP/PERN/EAPS Webinar on Climate Change and Population Dynamics

Thursday 16 September 2021 at 14:00 - 15:30 UTC (10:00 New York | 16:00 Paris | 19:30 New Delhi)

- Register in advance here!

 

The Case for a World Migration Survey

Marcela Cerrutti, Philippe Fargues and Mariama Awumbila

 

This IUSSP Policy & Research Paper advocates for the development and implementation of a World Migration Survey (WMS) to generate international comparative information on significant and unrevealed aspects of migrants and migration. Results of a world migration survey will inform a wide range of policy-relevant debates. (read more)


Online General Assembly of members. 19 November 2021

This year’s General Assembly of members will be held online on Friday 19 November 2021. Given that this year's International Population Conference will be held online, the General Assembly could not be held in person. The agenda and the exact time of the meeting will be announced at a later date.


 

IUSSP Elections

Council and Committee on Nominations 2021 Elections

Elections for the IUSSP Council 2022-2025 and for the 2025 Committee on Nominations will take place from 15 September to 27 October 2021. See the list of candidates. Make sure to renew your membership to be able to vote. (Read more)


 

IUSSP awards

Call for 2021 IUSSP–Mattei Dogan Award nominations

This Award honours a scientist of high international renown for the contribution of his or her work to the development of studies of population that draw on the perspectives of different disciplines and for the importance that this work has accorded to international comparisons. Deadline for Nominations: 15 September 2021. (Read more)


IPC 2021

International Population Conference 

The Call for Papers for IPC2021 is now closed. Reviewers will now begin evaluating the submissions and Conveners will then create sessions. Authors will be notified by 15 September.


Sponsorships and Research Leader Sessions

IPC 2021 presents a unique opportunity for organizations to showcase their services and products and inform and engage with a global audience. The sponsorship package includes “Research Leader Sessions” in which institutions can raise awareness of their organization's work in the population field. (Read more)


Conference Hubs

IPC2021 will be a hybrid conference, with a small number of in-person sessions in Hyderabad, India, while most of the scientific programme will be virtual. Conference Hubs are one way to promote networking and in-person discussion around the conference. (Read more)


IUSSP Webinar Series:

Debate: Should FP programs in patriarchal societies use limited funds to further empower women or to involve men?

1 June 2021

- Watch video-recording

 

Webinar on Population, Food and the Environment
9 April 2021

- Watch video-recording



IUSSP Panels

New Panel with CODATA on FAIR vocabularies

To support the growing movement to make data “Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable” (FAIR), the IUSSP Council has approved a new Panel, which will be a joint initiative with the International Science Council’s Committee on Data (CODATA). The Panel is co-chaired by George Alter (University of Michigan), Arofan Gregory (DDI Alliance) and Steven McEachern (ANU and DDI Alliance). (Read more)

 


 

 N-IUSSP. IUSSP's Online Magazine 

Average length of life spent childless. Cross-sectionally speaking by Ryohei Mogi, Jessica Nisén and José Manuel Aburto


Demographers’ contributions to the understanding of the COVID-19 pandemic



  In Memoriam


Iwu Dwisetyani Utomo (1956-2021)

We are saddened by the passing of  Dr Iwu Dwisetyani Utomo on 12 May . She was a respected demographer who specialised in gender and population. She served as a member of the Panel on Young People’s Life Course in Developing Countries (2011-14)

 
  

James Ntozi (1945 - 2021)

The IUSSP is saddened to announce the death  of Prof. James Ntozi who passed away on 19th May, 2021 in  Kampala, Uganda at the age of 75. He became an IUSSP member in 1979 and participated actively in past IUSSP Conferences and meetings. 

  

Anatole Vichnevski (1935-2021)

Anatole Vichnevski passed away on Friday January 15, 2021, after having fought  the Covid-19 with all the energy that we knew him. He would have turned 86 on April 1.

 


Membership News


New publications from members :


Production of a Vital Statistics Report: Guide (Revision 1), Vital Strategies, UNECA, UNESCAP, and Statistics Norway, 2020.
15 contibutors including Helge Brunborg, Petra Nahmias, Tim Adair, Philip Setel, Farnaz Malik...

 

Data Revolution


For more information see: Demography and the Data Revolution


IUSSP Statement:  Defining and successfully accomplishing the Data Revolution – The perspective of Demographers

IUSSP members are invited to read and comment on recommendations sent to the UN Secretary General's Independent Expert Advisory Group on the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development.

CODATA 2019 Beijing: Towards next-generation data-driven science: policies, practices and platforms, 19-20 September 2019. 

Call for Presentations and Posters: deadline 24 June 2019

How open data can help the Global South, from disaster relief to voter turnout

The Conversation, 20 july 2017

SDSN/IUSSP Report: Harnessing the Data Revolution for Development -Issues in the design and monitoring of SDG indicators

 


 

IUSSP Fellowships on Family Planning, Fertility and Urban Development 

A project to support early career researchers in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia to produce policy-relevant evidence on family planning and fertility in cities and towns and their links to urban welfare funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. 



 Distance Training 

 

Tools for Demographic Estimation 

This site represents the major output arising from a joint IUSSP and UNFPA project to produce a single volume containing updated tools for demographic estimation from limited, deficient and defective data

 

Population Analysis for Policies & Programmes 

This course introduces users to the methods used by demographers to analyse population data, and the sources of this data and the methods used to collect this data. Throughout the course, students are introduced to the types of issues of interest to demographers through real examples. Included are sessions that introduce broad areas of research through discussion of both global and national trends and sessions that show how demographic methods may be used in researching a range of areas, such as reproductive health, morbidity and health profiles, and the effects of ageing on a population.

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