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Projections and Forecasts

The AAL Programme will discuss the results of the European Commission’s recently published report on the Impact of the Demographic Change in Europe. [...]
The main aims of the course are to familiarise the participants with the most recent advances in building, analysing and documenting agent-based models of social processes. The course is aimed at PhD level students and early career researchers with prior experience with coding and interest in computational modelling in social science. [...]
The findings of the Commission’s Demography Report show that there is no one-size-fits-all approach. Policymaking needs to zoom into the reality on the ground. The European Union, Member States and regions have a shared interest in responding to demographic change for the benefit of all Europeans. Demographic change will affect everybody and must be a factor that helps steer Europe’s recovery from the crisis and provide us with insights as we build a more resilient, sustainable and fair Union. [...]
The 22nd Nordic Demographic Symposium in Oslo will be held on June 10-12, 2021. The symposium brings together researchers, students and other experts in population studies from the Nordic region.   [...]
Demography matters. The economy, labour market, healthcare, pensions, regional development, and election results – all are driven by demography. EU Member States have their own strategies and policies in order to counteract demographic decline. The EU also has an auxiliary role when it comes to tackling demographic challenges. Nevertheless, the EU has limited legal powers when it comes to dealing with issues that are related to demography. [...]
We welcome contributors from all areas of demographic research to the 22nd Nordic Demographic Symposium in Oslo, that will be held on June 10-12, 2021. The symposium brings together researchers, students and other experts in population studies from the Nordic region. [...]
Understanding and addressing the root causes of displacements
This policy brief aims to offer an overview of the current state of scientific knowledge on the root causes of migration; review the opportunities and limitations of migration estimates and forecasts regarding future trends; and provide evidence-informed policy recommendations. This brief is based on research conducted in the framework of the Horizon 2020 Project QuantMig: Quantifying Migration Scenarios for Better Policy (www.quantmig.eu), and responds to a research interest of the Commission on the Root Causes of Displacement of the German Government. [...]
World Population Deputy Program Director Raya Muttarak is organizing a cyberseminar in the context of the Population and Environment Networks (PERN) that she is also chairing. The cyberseminar provides a platform for dynamic engagement between scientists from different disciplinary communities to advance the conversation centered on the nexus of population-climate change-food security. [...]

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