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VODCAST - 29 January 2019

Raya Muttarak on Voice of America

Climate change link to Arab spring' mass migration

The mass migration flows that followed the Arab Spring in North Africa and the Middle East were partly caused by climate change, according to new research. Scientists from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis in Austria say that in certain circumstances, climate conditions can lead to conflict, which drives increased migration. Henry Ridgwell reports.

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VODCAST - 16 January 2019

Sergei Scherbov at the Gaidar Forum

Russian regions on the demographic world map

World Population Program (POP) Deputy Director Sergei Scherbov was the keynote speaker at the Gaidar Forum expert discussion session themed around Russian regions on the demographic world map. The session was centred around the results of the Russian Demographic Datasheet 2019 produced at IIASA. Experts discussed the comparison of regional demographic data with other countries; the possibility of using the Human Life Indicator, an alternative new measure to the Human Development Index that takes into account differences in life expectancy developed at IIASA; evaluation of regional demographic development; Russian regions’ population projection until 2050; and population differentiation of Russian regions. (in Russian)

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VODCAST - 11 December 2018

Wolfgang Lutz

Population trends and the global sustainable development goals

World Population Program Director Wolfgang Lutz gave a presentation entitled "Population trends and the global sustainable development goals" in the framework of the S.M.A.R.T. lecture series at Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (CeMM) in Vienna. 

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VODCAST - 06 December 2018

Sonja Spitzer

The subjective costs of young children

World Population Program Junior researcher Sonja Spitzer gave a presentation entitled "Making ends meet with children: A panel analysis of child costs using EU-SILC data for 30 European countries" (co-authors Angela Greulich and Bernhard Hammer) during the Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU) conference 2018. The conference was entitled "Fertility across time and space: Data and Research Advances" and took place between 5-7 December 2018 in Vienna. 

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VODCAST - 05 December 2018

Wolfgang Lutz

Fertility across time and space

World Population Program Director Wolfgang Lutz opened the Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU) conference 2018. The conference was entitled "Fertility across time and space: Data and Research Advances" and took place between 5-7 December 2018 in Vienna. 

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PODCAST - 17 October 2018

Wolfgang Lutz

Global population trends and the challenges arising from imbalances

IIASA together with the UNFPA organized a panel discussion on the UNFPA's State of World Population Report 2018. During the event, Wolfgang Lutz discussed how strengthening human capital is key for addressing Europe's population challenges.

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VODCAST - 15 August 2018

Sergei Scherbov on Thaitv6

Culture of longevity

TV Channel Thaitv6 reported about the 2018 Chulalongkorn Asian Heritage Forum: Culture of Longevity where Sergei Scherbov was invited keynote speaker of this forum on “New look at Aging.” in the presence of H.R.H Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn. (minute 00:00-02:45, in Thai)

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VODCAST - 13 June 2018

Leopoldina, Bilal Barakat, Raya Muttarak

Brain power for sustainable development, Session III

During Session III of the Leopoldina Symposium "Brain Power for Sustainable Development. The Cognitive Preconditions for a Successful Sustainability Transition", 13 June 2018, Bilal Barakat gave a presentation entitled "How SDG 4 on Education Relates to Other SDGs" (from minute 2:25) and Raya Muttarak gave a presentation entitled "How Education Contributes to Reducing Vulnerability and Enhancing Adaptive Capacity in the Context of Climate Change" (from minute 20:20).

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VODCAST - 13 June 2018

Leopoldina, Jesus Crespo Cuaresma

Brain power for sustainable development, Session II

World Population Program senior researcher Jesus Crespo Cuaresma gave a presentation entitled "Global Education Expansion and Poverty Reduction" during Session II of the Leopoldina Symposium "Brain Power for Sustainable Development. The Cognitive Preconditions for a Successful Sustainability Transition", 13 June 2018 (from minute 19:30).

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VODCAST - 13 June 2018

Leopoldina, Wolfgang Lutz

Brain power for sustainable development, opening session

Keynote by World Population Program Director Wolfgang Lutz during the opening session of the Leopoldina Symposium "Brain Power for Sustainable Development. The Cognitive Preconditions for a Successful Sustainability Transition", 13 June 2018 (from minute 46:15).

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