Asia-pacific Population Policies And Programmes

Future Directions (Asian Population Studies) by Economic & Social Commission for Asia & the Pacific

Publisher: United Nations Pubns

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Subjects:

  • Population & demography,
  • History,
  • Asia - General,
  • History: World,
  • ASIA
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages280
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Open LibraryOL12894538M
ISBN 109211198682
ISBN 109789211198683
OCLC/WorldCa42442772

  The Asia-Pacific region is becoming a larger player in the global economy, which has an impact on the rules of the game. This is notably reflected in important developments in the international financial architecture, the network of institutions and fora involved in the governance of the world economy in macroeconomic and financial matters.   The current population trend is particularly worrying for the Asia-Pacific region, already home to more than four billion people, or almost 60 . She began with an overview of the demographic transition in the Asia-Pacific region, highlighting the specific challenges presented by Malaysia’s ageing population. The government agencies and civil society organisations in Malaysia recognise these challenges, and have developed various national policies and programmes for older persons in. “Asia Pacific.” Both terms are often taken for granted but, in fact, both are open to debate. We will begin with a discussion of how the terms in-ternational politics and Asia Pacific are used in this book, and then examine the historical context of international politics in Asia Pacific.

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Read more on Family Farming in Asia and the Pacific It is often said that the Asia-Pacific region is the global home of small-scale family farmers. The area holds 60 percent of the world’s population and 70 percent of its family farmers. Joanne Wallis is a senior lecturer at the Strategic and Defense Studies Centre, Australian National University, and the author of Constitution Making during State Building. Andrew Carr is research fellow at the Strategic and Defense Studies Centre, Australian National University. He is the author of Winning the Peace: Australia's Campaign to Change the Asia-Pacific and . The Republic of Indonesia Health System Review The Asia Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (the APO) is a collaborative partnership of interested governments, international agencies, foundations, and researchers that promotes evidence-informed health systems policy regionally and in all countries in the Asia Pacific region. Asia and the Pacific is undergoing a remark-able economic transformation, which is occur-ring at an exceptional pace. There is clear evidence of an equally rapid epidemiological transition in the.

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Get this from a library. Asia-Pacific population policies and programmes: future directions: report of the High-Level Meeting to Review the Implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development and the Bali Declaration on Population and Sustainable Development and to Make Recommendations for Further Action, Bangkok, 24.

Population trends in Asia and the Pacific The population in Asia and the Pacific is growing at less than 1 per cent per annum Inthe total population of the Asia-Pacific region stood at billion, which is 60 per cent of the world’s population.

Currently, there are billion in South and South-West Asia, billion in. For over two decades, the Asia-Pacific Population Journal (APPJ) has been taking the pulse of population and social issues unfolding in the region.

APPJ brings out high quality, evidence-based and forward-looking articles relevant for population policies and programmes in Asia and the Pacific.

Prominent population experts, award-winning. Asia-Pacific Population & Policy was a four-page policy brief, published quarterly from tothat summarized research on population and reproductive health for policymakers and others concerned with the Asia-Pacific region.

HIV/AIDS awareness is improving in China by Chen Shengli, Zhang Shikun, and Sidney B. Westley. April Asia-Pacific Population & Policy summarizes research on population and reproductive health for policymakers and others concerned with the Asia Pacific region.

InAsia Pacific Population & Policy received the Global Award for Media Excellence from the Population Institute. (shelved 2 times as asia-pacific) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Want to Read saving. Published by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), APPJ brings out high quality, evidence-based and forward-looking articles relevant for population policies and programmes in Asia and the Pacific.

The present review draws on this research as well as a variety of other material related to policies and programmes affecting the elderly. Generally we use the term elderly to refer to persons aged 60 and older in accordance with the practice followed in most research and as incorporated in most official policies and programmes in by: This book provides contemporary regional science perspectives on population change and its socio-economic consequences in the Asia-Pacific region.

This region is highly diverse in terms of key demographic indicators such as population size, growth, composition and distribution. Major Features of Contemporary Asia Pacific 18 Plan of the Book 24 Part 1 The Major Powers in the Region 2 The United States 31 Factors Influencing US Policies in Asia Pacific31 The Asia-pacific Population Policies And Programmes book Approach of the United States in Asia Pacific38 3 China 51 Factors Influencing China’s Policies in Asia Pacific51 An Overview of China’s Policies in File Size: 2MB.

Get this from a library. Asia-Pacific population journal. [United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. Population Division.; United Nations Fund for Population Activities.;] -- For over two decades, the Asia-Pacific Population Journal (APPJ) has been taking the pulse of population and social issues unfolding in the region.

Part Two highlights successful practices of community-based services for older persons in Asia and the Pacific. Part Three presents the findings of research on older persons in Cambodia, a war-torn country which is among the young societies in the region, yet is expected to face challenges of population ageing in the future.

Population planning in Singapore spans two distinct phases: first to slow and reverse the boom in births that started after World War II; and second, from the s onwards, to encourage parents to have more children because birth numbers had fallen below replacement levels.

The first phase started with the launch of the Singapore Family Planning and Population Board in. InChina had the highest population of all Asia Pacific countries, with a total population of just under million people.

Comparatively, Brunei Darussalam had a population of. Introduction. Malaysia's population is not currently particularly elderly, although this will change over the next two decades or so.

The Census showed that per cent, million people, were aged 60 or over, but demographic ageing is occurring and, by the yearper cent of the country's population will be aged 60 years and by: population aging in Asia, policymak-ers will need to act quickly.

This issue of Asia-Pacific Popula-tion & Policy examines four areas in which policy options are available to improve financial support for the eld-erly. These are: (1) labor and retirement policies; (2) policies affecting tradition-al family support systems; (3) policies.

Asia-Pacific Development Information Programme was an initiative of UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) and "aims to promote the development and application of information and communication technologies (or, ICTs) for sustainable human development".

Its sphere of work was the Asia-Pacific region. APDIP was based within the UN premises in Kuala Lumpur. This statistic shows the urban population growth in the Asia Pacific region inby country.

Asia has a disproportionate share of the world’s young, working-age population—which represents the most mobile cohort—with resulting major immigration flows to other regions of the world, and increasing intraregional migration as aging and demographic transitions occur at different levels within Asia.

The research here focuses in particular on how the labor-sending. Inthe total fertility rate (TFR) was children per woman, one of the lowest in the world.

The Singapore government was slow to introduce policies and programs to address this trend. The first pro-natalist policies were introduced inand these were revised and enhanced in, and Cited by: 6. DATE / TIME: •03•18 - Location: Kuala Lumpur. While levels of obesity are rising across the Asia-Pacific region, Dr.

Jane Dixon argues that country specific policies, level of economic development, cultural histories and desired standards of living undermine the efficacy of regional obesity prevention plans.

: Asia-pacific Population Journal, August (Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific) (): United Nations: BooksFirst published: 20 Sep, Southeast and East Asian countries are undergoing varying stages of population ageing.

The social, economic and political implications of population ageing will be enormous, and because of the fast speed of ageing in the region, the countries cannot afford the luxury of time for the gradual evolution of social and structural support systems and networks for the older population.

OVERVIEW OF THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION The Asia-Pacific region covers a wide geographical area, with diverse landscapes, climates, societies, cultures, religions, and economies.

More than half of the world’s population lives in this region, of which close to half live on less than a. Source: CIA World Fact BookUnited Nations Database, Asian Development Bank. Overall, the impact on productivity growth has not been encouraging.

From toGDP in Singapore grew on average by % a year. But the total factor productivity (TFP) grew only at % a year on average. In some years, the TFP level actually Size: 1MB.

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Asia and the Pacific Student Edition. Customize your own unique balance of history, geography, and culture with your choice of eight small-book or two full-volume options.

Using standards-based content and research-proven reading instruction, World Studies expands students' understanding of each world region through a focus on its major 5/5(2). Asia Pacific in World Politics.

tradition in post-war Japanese security politics and how the security policies of Koizumi Jun'ichirō, a recent Japanese prime minister, compare to such a Author: Derek Mcdougall.

This book contains a method for assessing the financial, educational and management systems and policy context, essential for strategic planning. 'There are few studies on return migration in general and even fewer on migrants who have returned to their home countries in the Asian and Pacific region.

Much is heard about "brain drain but much less about brain drain reversal. This book is to. U.S. Policy and Strategy in the Asia-Pacific Region.

Ap Victor Cha, Senior Adviser and Korea Chair, testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on "U.S. Policy and Strategy in the Asia-Pacific Region.".The Role of the United Nations Population Fund 10 The Role of the Office of the United Nations Applying a HRBA to the Development of Policies and Programmes 85 Planning and Budgeting 85 Implementation 87 Monitoring 87 after the Asia-Pacific Forum in Kuala Lum-pur, in June More Asia-Pacific.

China Note China’s Reluctance to Spend Is Hampering Its Economic Response to COVID Benjamin Wilhelm Wednesday, Ap Column.