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Voorburg, Netherlands, International Statistical Institute [ISI], 1999. xii, 139 p. (ARIS Vol. 6)This paper presents an annual report on the international statistics for the year 1999 published by the International Statistical Institute (ISI) of Netherlands. The first chapter contains three articles concerning perspectives on statistics. The second chapter presents descriptions of the activities and plans of ISI and its five sections. The third chapter involves two parts: part A describes the statistical activities of the UN and its related institutions, while part B covers other international governmental organizations. The fourth chapter profiles international associations active in statistics and related fields. The fifth chapter focuses on private sector organizations, which includes a number of data archives. In addition, it presents non-profit organizations with an "official" background, like EuroCost. Chapter six presents a comprehensive listing of meetings for a number of years ahead.
Programme of Action adopted at the International Conference on Population and Development, Cairo, 5-13 September 1994.
New York, New York, United Nations Population Fund [UNFPA], 1996. viii, 166 p.This document is a pocket edition of the Programme of Action of the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development. Part 1 of the booklet contains the text of the Programme of Action. Chapter 1 contains the Preamble, and chapter 2 describes the principles upon which the Programme of Action is based. For each of the major headings in the remaining 14 chapters, the basis of action, objectives, and specific actions are presented. Chapter 3 covers the interrelationships between population, sustained economic growth, and sustainable development. Chapter 4 deals with gender equality, equity, and the empowerment of women. The fifth chapter looks at the roles, rights, composition, and structure of the family, and chapter 6 is concerned with population growth and structure. Chapter 7 discusses issues related to reproductive rights and reproductive health, while chapter 8 concentrates on health, morbidity, and mortality. The ninth chapter is devoted to population distribution, urbanization, and internal migration, and chapter 10 focuses on international migration. The relationship of population, development, and education is considered in chapter 11, and research issues are included in chapter 12. Chapters 13-15 relay what is needed in the areas of national action, international cooperation, and partnerships with the nongovernmental sector, respectively, and the final chapter reviews the necessary national, regional, and international follow-up activities. Part 2 of the booklet reproduces the oral and written statements and reservations about the Programme of Action submitted by various countries.