Speech by the UK Foreign Secretary William Hague at the opening of the Parliamentarians Against Human Trafficking London Conference.
Discurso del ministro de Asuntos Exteriores británico, William Hague, en la apertura de la Conferencia de parlamentarios contra el tráfico de seres humanos.
DI - 8/10/2012
This recent UNFPA’s publication analyses the population ageing as one of the most significant trends of the 21st century. The report is the product of a collaboration of over 20 United Nations entities and major international organizations working in the area of population ageing.
El informe “Envejecimiento en el Siglo XXI: Una Celebración y un Desafío” analiza el envejecimiento de la población como una de las tendencias más significativas en el siglo XXI. La publicación es fruto de la colaboración de más de 20 entidades de NNUU y de organizaciones internacionales especializadas en esta cuestión. Ver el resumen ejecutivo en español.
DI - 6/3/2012
‘The achievements made by women all over the world towards equity in education are still very far from making an impact on their having a fair share in the economy or in political power’, according to the Gender Equity Index (GEI) 2012. It also stresses that the lack of equity cannot be justified by a lack of resources. This annual index of Social Watch measures the gap between women and men in education, economy and political empowerment.
DI - 2/3/2012
The documentation of the 56th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, which is taking place from 27 February to 9 March, ranges from the empowerment of rural women, the financing for gender equality (agreed conclusions from the 52nd session) and the engagement of young women and men to advance gender equality.
DI - 26/12/2011
According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), migration is a topic that often has negative and polarizing connotations. This year’s edition of the World Migration Report (WMR) argues for a fundamental shift in the way we communicate about migration and includes a review of migration trends and major policy issues in 2010/2011.
DI - 10/11/2011
The 2011 edition of the State of the World Population –published by the UN Population Fund (UNPFA) and entitled ‘People and Possibilities in a World of 7 Billion’- explains the trends that are defining our world of 7 billion people and documents actions that people in different countries and circumstances are taking in their own communities.
DI - 13/7/2011
The Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report is the principal diplomatic tool of the U.S government to engage foreign governments on human trafficking. This year’s edition calls for ‘a Decade of Delivery’ building on the progress of the last 10 years seen through the enactment of anti-trafficking laws and ratification of the UN’s TIP (Palermo) Protocol by most of the countries.
DI - 12/7/2011
The Organization of American States (OAS) has issued the First Report of the Continuous Reporting System on International Migration in the Americas (SICREMI). Prepared in cooperation with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the SICREMI report 2011 collects data from various sources to process and disseminate information on the magnitude, trends and characteristics of international migration in the region.
DI - 6/5/2011
This communication to the European Parliament, the Council, the ESC and the Committee of the Regions contains the EC’s new proposals on migration. The document differentiates between economic migrants trying to enter the EU illegally, refugees, asylum seekers and temporarily displaced persons who wish to return to their home countries.
DI - 3/5/2011
The 2010 revision of World Population Prospects, the official United Nations population projections prepared by the Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, states that the current world population of close to 7 billion is projected to reach 10.1 billion in the next 90 years, reaching 9.3 billion by the middle of this century.
DI - 4/4/2011
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has released a statistical overview of asylum claims submitted in Europe and selected non-European countries during 2010. It covers the 38 European and six non-European States that currently provide monthly asylum statistics to UNHCR and contains data based on information available as of 9 March 2011 unless otherwise indicated.
DI - 22/3/2011
Published in March 2011, the second edition of the Strategic Trends series contains a global overview of the main strategic trends identified by the CSS, such as emerging markets and fractures geopolitics, the changing regional dynamics in the Middle East, terrorism and counterterrorism ten years after 9/11 and narcotics as a growing security concern.
DI - 21/3/2011
Published by the Population Reference Bureau (PRB) in March 2011, this data sheet has the latest data on a wide variety of indicators on the socioeconomic status of women and girls in more than 180 countries. It also includes a special section on overcoming barriers to gender equality.
The Transatlantic Trends: Immigration (TTI) aims to measure public opinion on immigration issues on both sides of the Atlantic, and to target perceptions of immigrant groups and support for immigration and integration policies in a comparative context. The third edition also focuses on integration issues.
DI - 19/1/2011
The 2010 edition of the Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean is similar in structure to the 2009 edition and has no significant changes in terms of content or design. Published on 16 January, the yearbook is one of the main sources of statistical information in the region and covers demographic, social and economic issues. It also provides data on natural resources and the environment.
DI - 27/12/2010
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) issued its World Migration Report (WMR) 2010 on 18 December 2010 during the commemoration of the International Migrants Day. The report identifies key migration dynamics and trends.
DI - 26/10/2010
The 2010 edition of the State of the World Population –published by the UN Population Fund (UNPFA) and entitled From Conflict and Crisis to Renewal: Generations of Change- links Peace, Security and Development to Women’s Rights and Empowerment. According to this report, ‘discrimination against women not only exposes them to the worst effects of disaster and war, including rape, but also deprives their countries of a prime engine for recovery’.
DI - 31/8/2010
The UN General Assembly resolution 64/293 adopting the UN Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons and establishing the UN Voluntary Trust Fund for Victims of Trafficking in Persons (especially women and children) was issued on 12 August 2010.
DI - 16/4/2010
The migration profile of Mali –published by the International Organisation for Migrations- states that this West African country remains essentially a source of emigration. Demographic growth, poverty, increased unemployment and difficult climate conditions continue to push many Malians to migrate internally from rural to urban areas, within the West African region and beyond. (Document in French).
DI - 23/2/2010
This publication of the Population Reference Bureau (PRB) offers updated information about country, regional and global population patterns. It also provides demographic, health and environment data for all the countries and major regions of the world.
DI - 8/2/2010
According to this report of the Consortium for Applied Research on International Migration (CARIM), emigration from South and East Mediterranean countries (SEM) is continuing at a steady rate, while immigration to these countries is increasing, particularly in various irregular forms. However, this trend differs from those preceding it in 2007 and 2008.
DI - 15/1/2010
According to this Statistics in focus report, the significant growth in the EU’s population in recent years is a trend ‘mainly due to a relatively high net migration rate, which in 2008 was almost three times higher than the rate of natural population growth’. It also presents the latest available figures on the foreign population usually resident in the EU-27 and EFTA Member States, broken down by country of citizenship.
DI - 9/12/2009
The official website of the UN Climate Change Conference COP 15/CMP 5, which is being held in Copenhagen from 7 to 18 December 2009. The conference has brought together more than 20,000 delegates from 192 countries, NGO representatives and activits from ecologist movements, and aims to set up a new international framework that will substitute the Kyoto Protocol in 2012.
DI - 26/11/2009
This year edition of the State of the World Population –published by the UN Population Fund (UNPFA) and entitled Facing a Changing World: Women, Population and Climates- is dedicated to the complexity of climate change’s influence on people. ‘As the growth of population, economies and consumption outpaces the earth’s capacity to adjust, climate change could become much more extreme’, according to this report.
DI - 24/11/2009
The World Development Report 2010: Development and Climate Change aims to understand what climate change means for development policy. The report explores how to integrate development realities into climate policy.
DI - 19/6/2009
The annual publication of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) shows that roughly 42 million people worldwide have been uprooted by conflict and persecution.
DI - 26/5/2009
Prepared by the Steering Committee for the Campaign for Ratification of the Migrants Rights Convention, the guide promotes and encourages ratification of the Convention and two ILO Conventions on migration and employment and the incorporation of these standards into national legislation. The implementation of the Convention is monitored by the Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families.
DI - 23/2/2009
The report issued by the UN Secretary-General highlights the projection of world population to reach 9 billion in 2045, if fertility continues to decline in developing countries. The report also discusses changes in population size and growth, fertility and contraception, mortality, international migration, population ageing and urbanization, including the population policies related to those changes.
DI - 20/2/2009
According to this year edition, the most common form of human trafficking (79%) is sexual exploitation. The victims of sexual exploitation are predominantly women and girls. The second most common form of human trafficking is forced labour which amounts to 18% and worldwide, almost 20% of all trafficking victims are children.
DI - 19/2/2009
Conducted by the African Development Bank, the study highlights the social, economic and financial importance of migrant remittances in recipient countries, which represent on average between 9 and 24% of GDP, i.e. between 80 and 750% of the official development assistance (ODA) received by such countries. It aims to take stock of the overall financial flows from the African Diaspora.
DI - 19/11/2008
Reaching common ground: culture, gender and human rights is the theme of the State of the World Population 2008 report. According to this United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) publication, ‘development strategies that are sensitive to cultural values can reduce harmful practices against women and promote human rights, including gender and women’s empowerment’.
DI - 14/11/2008
This working paper of the United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and social Research and training centre on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT) explores the migration of highly skilled workers -which is perceived as ‘brain circulation’ (instead of ‘bran drain’ or ‘brain gain’)- and examines data from 30 countries.
DI - 29/9/2008
This paper is focused on the interest in trying to assess the financial and other impacts of immigration in the UK. It says that ‘perhaps as important as the actual impacts of immigration is the public perception of it. It is increasingly recognised that Government policy must deal with both’.
DI - 25/9/2008
This Secretary-General’s report assesses the activities of all relevant bodies, agencies, funds and programmes of the UN system and other relevant international and regional organizations in addressing international migration and development issues.
DI - 30/7/2008
The CIDOB International Yearbook carries out a systematic monitoring of the international panorama and Spain’s foreign policy. The Country Profile of the 19th edition is dedicated to Nigeria and its regional setting. (Complete Yearbook in Spanish).
DI - 18/7/2008
Document presented at the session 2: Migration
and Labour Markets of the “Seminar on measuring population movement and
integration in a globalized world”, as part of the 56th plenary
session Conference of European Statisticians.
DI - 8/4/2008
The report of the Secretary-General -presented at the 41st session of the Commission on Population and Development- reviews trends in and prospects for urban and rural population growth and changes in population cities.
DI - 29/10/2007
The Migrant Integration Policy Index (MIPEX) measures policies to integrate migrants in 25 EU Member States and 3 non-EU countries (Canada, Norway and Switzerland). It uses over 100 policy indicators and covers 6 policy areas. The MIPEX is produced by a consortium of 25 organisations, led by the British Council and Migration Policy Group (MPG).
DI - 3/7/2007
This annual publication analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries. This year’s edition underlines the growing importance of inflows of highly qualified workers, temporary workers and students. It highlights the increased immigration from India, China, Eastern Europe and Africa, and confirms the tendency towards the feminisation of this movement.
DI - 3/7/2007
This UNODC's report provides the most comprehensive statistical view of today's illicit drug situation. The 2007 edition reports signs of long-term containment of the global problem. However, the overall trend masks contrasting regional situations, which the report examines in detail.
DI - 20/6/2007
This report announced that the number of refugees in the world has increased for the first time since 2002, largely as a result of the crisis in Iraq. Also, the UNHCR's publication – released on 20 June 2007- shows the number of refugees under the agency's mandate rising last year by 14 percent to almost 10 million, the highest level since 2002.
Today, women constitute almost half of all international migrants worldwide -95 million or 49.6 per cent. This year edition of the State of World Population Report –published by the UN Population Fund (UNFPA)- is dedicated to migrant women and their contribution to the economy and social well-being of populations living in both source and receiving countries