World Urbanization Prospects
Dr. Gerhard Heilig, Chief, Population Estimates and Projections Section United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs – Population Division, will present the findings of the newly released World Urbanization Prospects 2011.
Followed by a moderated discussion with:
Richard Jackson, Director and Senior Fellow, Global Aging Initiative
Scott Aughenbaugh, Fellow & Multimedia Manager, Seven Revolutions
The World Urbanization Prospects is a biennial production of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, and provides estimates and projections of rural and urban populations worldwide (http://esa.un.org/unpd/wup/index.htm).