Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Seminar: New Data on Urbanization and Potential Environmental Impacts on Cities (New York, NY)

Posted: 9/2/2018 (Conference)

Population Council
One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza
Floor 3
New York, NY 10017

The seminar will present new data sources and analysis from the UN Population Division on urbanization and potential environmental impacts on cities. The first presentation will provide an overview of results and key findings from the 2018 Revision of the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. The second presentation will introduce the Population Division’s City Boundaries Database. The final presentation will discuss the risks of exposure and vulnerability to natural disasters for the world’s major urban areas, based on new Population Division data.

A panel discussion will build on the presentations and address current issues on data for urban areas and cities.

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Date: 09/13/2018

Time: 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Location: Population Council