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World Population Day

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The world population reached 7.4 billions in 2016, roughly 3 times the 2.5 billions it had in 1950. Image credit: Arthimedes/Shutterstock.com.

Date: July, 11th.

Observed: all U.N. members states.

Origin: Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme (1989).

Purpose: focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues.

Reference:


http://www.unfpa.org/events/world-population-day

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