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IUSSP Call for Papers: Medication Abortion: Availability and use, and impact on abortion safety and women’s health

Dakar, Senegal, 6-8 July 2016

International Seminar organized by the IUSSP Scientific Panel on Abortion Research, the STEP UP Research Programme Consortium, and the Population Council-Senegal.


Deadline for submission of abstracts: 31 October 2015

IUSSP Bulletin Issue 28  June 2015

2016 Laureate nominations 

Propose a nomination for the 2016 IUSSP Laureate award. The letter of nomination and all supporting documents should be sent to the IUSSP Secretariat by 31 October 2015


Call for 2021 IPC host country candidates

The IUSSP invites national population associations to consider hosting the 29th International Population Conference in 2021.


Donations: two new funds

Two new funds were recently established: a Travel Fund for junior demographers and developing country scholars; and a Translation Fund to support translation and simultaneous interpretation costs.


Data Revolution

Africa Data Consensus. Final Version adopted by the High Level Conference on Data Revolution, 8th AU-ECA Conference of Ministers, 29 March 2015, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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

Report: Monitoring demographic indicators for the post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)


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.


 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.