Documents to download

The human population continues to grow by nearly 100 million people every year, and the next attempt by the world's governments to address the issue will be made at the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD, Cairo, September 1994). For this, the world’s science academies have worked together to develop the best possible insights into the issue so as to inform the international debate.

This POSTnote reviews knowledge of the causes and effects of population growth in the context of ICPD.


Documents to download

Related posts

  • Children’s Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic

    A POSTnote describing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on children's mental health. This briefing summarises the latest understanding from research about the effects on children throughout the pandemic, and the factors that increase vulnerability to poor mental health. It also reviews policy approaches that seek to protect children's mental health, with particular focus on recent initiatives to address this.

    Children’s Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Early Childhood Education and Care

    Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) refers to education and childcare provided in regulated settings from birth to the start of primary school. This POSTnote summarises the evidence on the association between ECEC and children’s development in England and the key factors that affect this. It also covers the impact of government-funded ECEC places on families and the sector, and stakeholder perspectives on public policy priorities.

    Early Childhood Education and Care