Global Urbanization

03.04.2019

Four Demographic “Mega-Trends” Shaping the World: Population Growth, Population Ageing, International Migration, and Urbanization

Four Demographic “Mega-Trends” Shaping the World: Population Growth, Population Ageing, International Migration, and Urbanization

The United Nations is highlighting the important role that population trends play in promoting sustainable development, during the annual Commission on Population and Development, which began at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday [1 April 2019]. This year’s Commission is also an opportunity to take stock and review… »

12.06.2016

New UN Scientific Tool to Measures Rate of Global Urbanization

New UN Scientific Tool to Measures Rate of Global Urbanization

Human Wrongs Watch With the urban growth boom driving trends that will affect all aspects of sustainable development, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) on 9 June 2016 released details of a new scientific tool that measures the rate of global urbanization, its characteristics, and the… »

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