University of Bologna


University of Southampton
University of Minnesota
Wittgenstein Centre - IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA)
University of Southampton
Australian National University
Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR)
University of Bologna

IUSSP Secretariat

International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)

Council Liaison

The University of Tehran
This Panel aims to advance our understanding on the mechanisms and the extent to which conflict and climate change (will) affect demographic outcomes including fertility, mortality, and migration, and consequently future population dynamics. It will also explore how the impacts of conflict and climate change vary by population subgroups, thus contributing to the understanding of changing drivers of population trends and advancing population projections. (Read more)


Programme of activities


IUSSP Workshop on Population and Conflict

University of Southampton, England, 7–9 March 2024


IUSSP Workshop on Data and modeling approaches to assessing climate-conflict impact on population dynamics

New Orleans, United States, 12 April 2023

Wittgenstein Centre Conference 2022 on “Population and Climate Change: The Defining Relationship of the 21st Century”
Vienna, Austria & ONLINE, 30 November-2 December 2022

Other planned activities:


  1. In-person training workshops on data linkages, analysis, and methods relevant for research on the impact of conflict and climate change on population dynamics. The workshops are planned in conjunction with various regional conferences.
  2. Webinars