• About Joseph Chamie

    Joseph Chamie recently retired as research director of the Center for Migration Studies in New York and as editor of the International Migration Review. He was formerly the director of the United Nations Population Division, having worked at the UN on population and development for more than a quarter century.

    Chamie has written numerous population studies for the UN and, under his own name, written studies about population growth, fertility, estimates and projections, international migration and population and development policy. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a trustee of the Migration Policy Institute. He lives in the New York metro area.

    All in Africa: The World’s 13 Highest-Mortality Countries

    by  • January 6, 2016 • Africa, Development, Health and Population, Poverty, Women's Issues • 1 Comment

    M'Poko camp in Central African Republic

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyDespite remarkable reductions in mortality, 13 sub-Saharan African countries — 1 out of every 20 people in the world...

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    Gender Equality Gaps Across Borders Tell a Disturbing Story

    by  • November 18, 2015 • WORLDVIEWS • 

    Women in Bamako, the capital of Mali.

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyAchieving gender equality is a commendable goal and has been incorporated in the 17 recently adopted United Nations Sustainable...

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    Can’t the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Be Resolved?

    by  • March 11, 2015 • WORLDVIEWS • 4 Comments

    A Palestinian inspects the remains of a house after an Israeli air strike, July 2014. SHAREEF SARHAN

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyAfter the failure of United States mediated peace talks, the Gaza-Israel war and the recent tensions in Jerusalem, the...

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    Projecting Future Populations Requires Tracking the Past

    by  • October 27, 2014 • Africa, Asia, Health and Population, Women's Issues • 

    Cuba Libre in Havana. CHRISTOPHER MICHEL/CREATIVE COMMONS

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyIn politics it is often said: “While the future is known, it’s the past that keeps changing.” In demography,...

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    Israeli-Palestinian Population Growth and Its Impact on Peace

    by  • February 2, 2014 • WORLDVIEWS • 4 Comments

    Israeli soldiers and Palestinian children, West Bank

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriously  A large amount of news, analysis and political rhetoric is disseminated daily about the current American-initiated Israeli-Palestinian peace...

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    More Foodless Days Ahead, Unless ‘We’ Act Now

    by  • January 7, 2013 • Africa, BOOKS, Climate and Environment • 4 Comments

    Cotton farmer Traore, 29, checks his cotton field outside Koutiala, Mali

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyIs the planet full? And how many plates are empty? These are the first two questions that came to...

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    A Rockefeller Got It Right on US Population Growth

    by  • April 12, 2012 • Health and Population, WORLDVIEWS • 4 Comments

    US population growth

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyWith three major international United Nations conferences being planned or proposed to update the 1992 Rio earth summit, the...

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