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Event Review of the High-Level Expert Meeting
On 9 November 2020, Population Europe hosted a High-Level Expert Meeting to discuss what the demographic community has learned thus far about the COVID-19 pandemic and where they go from here. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, it will be important that demographers make a greater effort to communicate their research findings to influence policy measures addressing the impacts of the pandemic. Researchers also need to be more vocal in combating misinformation about the virus and conveying the non-health implications of this pandemic on society. [...]
1 September 2020: Tuesday Dialogue of the Förderfonds Wissenschaft in Berlin
Stefan Liebig, Director of the Socio-Economic Panel and Member of the Board of the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW), preceded his presentation at the first Tuesday Dialogue with the question: What data are available to answer to important future challenges, and how can we better tap this potential and possibly even expand it considerably? [...]
On Monday, 20 January, 2020, Population Europe hosted a panel debate in cooperation with the German Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (BMFSFJ) and the project "Demografiewerkstatt Kommunen". [...]
What do we know about chances of social mobility in Europe? To what extent can educational and labour market policies contribute to more equal societies? These were some of the questions driving presentations during a meeting organized by Population Europe, the European Consortium for Sociological Research, and the European Parliament Research Service on the 11th of November 2019. [...]
Within the framework of the H2020 Project Generations and Gender Programme – Evaluate, Plan, Initiate (GGP-EPI), two policy dialogue events were held at the German House in London on the 4th of November 2019. The first was an Expert Meeting with 22 participants from academia, policy and civil society organisations. Following that event, a public panel discussion was held in the evening on the topic: Freedom of Choice – The Foundation of Family Policies in Europe? Both discussions focused on the comparison between Germany and the UK.   [...]
The New Questionnaire of the Generations & Gender Survey: What are the innovations? with Dr Tom Emery, Deputy Director of the GGP   [...]
Insights from the Berlin Schlossgespräch and 8th Berlin Demography Forum
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On Monday, 21 January 2019, partners and colaborators of Population Europe met in Berlin to discuss population diversity as a trend for the future. The so called "Schlossgespräch" took part in the ESMT Berlin. The meeting was moderated by Andreas Edel, Executive Secretary Population Europe, and featured welcome speeches by Günter Stock, Chairman of the Einstein Foundation Berlin, and Sabine Kunst, President of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. [...]
To what extent do adolescent health conditions impact outcomes in later life? What are the new and emerging health challenges that adolescents and young adults may face within the European context? These were the driving questions that brought together an outstanding group of researchers and stakeholders at the Stakeholder Event Youth and Health in Advanced Societies. Risks, Consequences and Policies at Bocconi University on 6 September 2018. [...]
Population Europe organised the session The Future of Demography. How to promote an “Interdiscipline” at the 2018 European Population Conference in Brussels. [...]