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.


Youth statement at the sixth Asian and Pacific Population Conference, Bangkok, 16-20 September 2013

The following statement was issued on behalf of more than 50 youth organizations in Asia and the Pacific and was delivered at the Sixth Asian and Pacific Population Conference. The statement addresses the incomplete agenda in the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), namely sexual and reproductive rights. The statement gives recommendations in five thematic areas that are pertinent to young people, namely education, sexual and reproductive health and rights for adolescents and young people, comprehensive sexuality education, abortion, and young people and migration.


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