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IUSSP Bulletin - Issue 59, March 2023

Report Launch: FAIR Vocabularies in Population Research

Online, 12 June 202, 12:00-13:30 Universal Time

Organized by the IUSSP-CODATA Working Group on FAIR Vocabularies

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Webinars organized by the IUSSP Panel on Rethinking Family Planning Measurement with a Reproductive Justice and Rights Lens:

1st Webinar:  Why do we measure what we do? Reflecting on the history and current use of demand-side family planning indicators

31 May 2023 at 12:00-13:30 UTC


Watch video recording of the webinar.


2nd webinar:  How should we define and measure demand for and use of family planning? New directions and frameworks for family planning measurement

21 June 2023 at 12:00-13:30 UTC


Simultaneous interpretation in French and Spanish.


Register in advance.

Online training: Machine learning tools for the analysis of migration trajectories

Online, 13 and 15 June 2023

Organized by the IUSSP Panel on Lifetime Migration


Registration deadline: 5 June 2023

A new IUSSP Early Career Award has been established by the IUSSP Council in collaboration with ALAP, APA, EAPS, PAA and UAPS. The Award aims to honor outstanding contributions to the field by early career scholars in the various regions in the world. 


The Call for Nominations is open now and closes 1 June 2023.

Everything you always wanted to know about IUSSP…

Feedback from members via the recent survey and answers from the IUSSP Secretariat.


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

New Orleans, United States, 12 April 2023


Preconference event on "Scholarly migration worldwide: Inauguration of the Scholarly Migration Database", a Member Initiated Meeting at the 2023 Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA), New Orleans, United States, 12 April 2023 (14:00 to 17:00 local time). 


Training workshop on "Demographic microsimulations in R using SOCSIM: Modelling population and kinship dynamics", a Member Initiated Meeting (in person) at the 2023 Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA), New Orleans, United States, 12 April 2023 (13:00 to 17:00 local time). 


The 30th International Population Conference (IPC 2025) will take place in Brisbane, Australia, 13-18 July 2025.


Preparing the Call for Papers for IPC2025


Read about IUSSP's recent site visit.


The XXIX International Population Conference (IPC 2021) took place online from 5 to 10 December 2021.


Read the conference report and view in open access a selection of 35 of the keynote, invited and Research Leader sessions.

IUSSP statement on restricting access to abortion, 27 June 2022


IUSSP video on the contribution of demography and demographers to understanding and addressing current world population challenges



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

 Membership News

New publications from members:


Population and the Political Imagination: Census, Register and Citizenship in India, Routledge India, 2022.
Ram B. Bhagat, International Institute for Population Sciences (India)



Data Revolution

3rd CRVS and gender global conference: "Empowering Women, Saving Lives – Strengthening CRVS Systems"

17-18 October 2022, 12:30-21:00 UTC


The aim of the Conference is to engage with key stakeholders on gender and CRVS - including researchers, practitioners, decision makers and policy advocates - in order to ensure that everyone, in particular women and children, is registered, certified and counted by 2030.




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.



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

IUSSP Panel on Digital Demography

IUSSP Panel on Population Perspectives and Demographic Methods to Strengthen Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems

IUSSP/CODATA Scientific Panel on FAIR Vocabularies


For more information see: Demography and the Data Revolution


IUSSP Project 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.