Mr. Yu Xuejun, Vice Minister of the National Health Commission of China
The global population is projected to reach 8 billion on 15 November 2022, and India is projected to surpass China as the world’s most populous country in 2023, according to World Population Prospects 2022.
A group of young people from Asia. ©UNFPA Asia and the Pacific
In November this year, the world’s population will reach 8 billion. From the world’s most populous countries - China and India - to the world’s smallest populations in the Pacific island nations, the Asia-Pacific region is home to a diverse group of around 4.3 billion people from different walks of life, gender, age, ethnicity, and sexual orientation.
Participants of the World Population Day salon at the UN Compound in Beijing on 28 June 2022. Credit: UNFPA China/Chang Yuan
In the lead up to World Population Day, UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency and Yishan organized a salon on the contribution of Chinese philanthropy to sustainable development.

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Request for proposals: A civil society organization to create and maintain the platform for gender equality and empowerment of women and girls

14 August 2022
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Call for applications: An international consultant and a national consultant to conduct a study on multi-sectoral coordination mechanisms for gender-based violence/domestic violence prevention and response

14 August 2022
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Call for applications: Two national consultants to conduct a study on son preference and gender-biased sex selection

16 August 2022
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