Asia-Pacific Population Journal

For over two decades, the Asia-Pacific Population Journal (APPJ) has been taking the pulse of population and social issues unfolding in the region. 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. Prominent population experts, award-winning demographers, as well as lesser known researchers have been contributing articles, documenting over the years the evolution of thinking in this important sphere.


Obituary: Wasim Alimuz Zaman, Ph.D. 1948-2014

Dr. Wasim Alimuz Zaman, Executive Director of the International Council on Management of Population Programmes (ICOMP), passed away under tragic circumstances on 20 March 2014 while on mission in Kabul to advance the agenda of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD). Dr. Zaman was one of nine civilians killed in the attack in the Serena Hotel by four gunmen. Although Dr. Zaman was a victim of this attack, his spirit and passion about better governance and universal access to health services in developing countries will live on.


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