Asia-Pacific Population Information Network (Asia-Pacific POPIN)

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History

1983, as regional component of Global Population Information Network (POPIN). Coordinated by Population Information and Communication Unit of United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). Projects terminated 2007, and inactive since.

Aims

Assist national POPIN centres and networks through technical and advisory services. improve utilization of population data and information for population policy and programme purposes at national and local levels; enable countries of the Asia-Pacific region to become increasingly self-reliant in their information gathering, analysing, processing and disseminating capabilities; develop and support national population information centres by provision of information materials, technical assistance, advisory services and staff training.

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Activities

Acts as POPIN focal point for the region through: East and South East-Asia Population Information Network (East and South East-Asia POPIN); Pacific Population Information Network (POPIN-Pacific); South Asia Population Information Network (South Asia POPIN). Organizes training courses and meetings. Advice and training include: information centre planning and management; technical information processing; repackaging of information; information technology for population information acquisition, processing and dissemination.

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Languages

English.

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Members

Members in 27 countries
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Subjects *

  • Information
    • Information
  • Sociology
    • Population

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced Inequality

UIA Org ID

F1276

Last News Received

13. Sep 2011
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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