Latin American Programme of Population Activities
Programme latinoaméricain d'activités en matière de population
Programa Latinoamericano de Actividades en Población (PROLAP)
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1986, as a commission within the framework of D-XD4250 - Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO), following meeting of centres, 16-25 Sep 1985, Sao Paulo (Brazil). Took over the activities previously carried out by U-XG2351 - Programme of Social Research into Problems relevant to Population Policies in Latin America, which had been formed in 1973 and ceased to exist, 1985. Statutes to be drawn up.
Strengthen the institutional network of population research and teaching centres whose activities contribute to increasing capacity of developing human resources, conducting research to further knowledge of demographic phenomena, promoting greater exchange of findings and better diffusion and communication of research results in the region and strengthening ties with the international community; act as spokesman and point of reference for the Latin American scientific community in the population area; specifically, incorporate and link relevant institutions so that an autonomous capacity for study and reflection on population issues may exist in each country.
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Subject to CLACSO's statutes and fully integrated within that organization. Council of Centres (meeting every 2 years at CLACSO General Assembly) elects Coordinating Committee integrated by General Coordinator and also comprising 3 Area Coordinators (research, teaching, communications) and Representative of Council of Centres (acting in his own capacity).
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