Institut de formation et de recherche démographiques (IFORD)

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History

Established Nov 1972, Yaoundé (Cameroon), following an agreement, 9 Nov 1971, between United Nations (UN) (which financed and managed the Institute until June 1982) and the Government of Cameroon. On 1 July 1982, regionalization of the Institute started with the decentralization of the management of ILFORD to United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). Second reorganization ran from 1992 to 1994 with academic attachment of IFORD to the University of Yaoundé II, July 1992. On 31 Dec 1999, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) principal funding partner of the Institute, withdrew itself. Became an intergovernmental institution, 2001. On 1 July 2005, the period of reorganization started with the entry in function of an Administrator; reorganization ended Feb 2007. Since 2008, the Institute began a new era with an Executive Director and its institutional capacities were gradually adapted to new priorities. Sometimes also referred to in English as Institute for Demographic Training and Research (IDTR).

Aims

Train senior staff and undertake and publish the results of research in population, demography and related fields; provide technical support to member states and partners.

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Activities

Training/education; research/documentation; knowledge management/information dissemination; guidance/assistance/consulting; events/meetings.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 10 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 6 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 23 countries
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Subjects *

  • Research, Standards
    • Research
  • Education
    • Training
  • Sociology
    • Demography
    • Population
  • International Relations
    • United Nations

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

E8248

Last News Received

1. Jun 2016
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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