Population Reference Bureau PRB

also in french and spanish

  • The PRB name stands for reliable information in the service of the health and well-being of the world’s people. PRB believes that communication is a key tool in achieving its mission.
  • Population Bulletin: PRB’s Population Bulletin, published since 1945, has successfully transitioned from a highly regarded print publication to an equally sought-after online resource. Each Bulletin provides in-depth coverage of either a major U.S. or international population issue. Bulletins are widely used by professors, students, policymakers, and the media.
  • PRB Website: … (full text Communications).

Datafinder; Educators; Journalists; Events, training; Research; Jobs; Video(s) on YouTube, 9.07 min;
Address: Population Reference Bureau, 1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 520, Washington, DC 20009-5728, USA;

About: The Population Reference Bureau informs people around the world about population, health, and the environment, and empowers them to use that information to advance the well-being of current and future generations. (Read more). 

  • Inform. PRB analyzes complex demographic data and research to provide the most objective, accurate, and up-to-date population information in a format that is easily understood by advocates, journalists, and decisionmakers alike.
  • Empower. Our commitment to putting information into action sets us apart. PRB builds coalitions and conducts workshops around the world to give our key audiences the tools they need to understand and communicate effectively about population issues.
  • Advance. PRB works to ensure that policymakers in developing countries and in the United States rely on sound evidence, rather than anecdotal or outdated information, when creating population, health, and environmental policies.

PRB’s Core Themes and Strategic Approaches:

We focus our work around four “core themes”: Reproductive Health and Fertility; Children and Families; Population and the Environment; and Population Futures—Aging, Inequality and Poverty, Migration and Urbanization, and Gender.  We also emphasize two Strategic Approaches: Building Coalitions and Mobilizing Civil Society.

  • Reproductive Health and Fertility
  • Children & Families
  • Population and the Environment
  • Population Futures
  • Strategic Approaches

PRB’s work is funded by private foundations, government agencies, and individual donors, and we frequently collaborate with other nonprofit organizations and universities. To these partnerships, PRB brings broad expertise and innovative, cost-effective approaches to analysis, information sharing, and capacity building … (full text).

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