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THE MINNESOTA UNITED NATIONS HISTORY PROJECT
Plymouth Congregational Church, Jackman Room
1900 Nicollet Avenue South, Minneapolis;
Cost: $30 per person; $15 for students and those with limited income.
Join Citizens for Global Solutions-MN for their annual dinner with special guest, Jim Nelson who will share his experiences with working over five decades as a volunteer with the United Nations. Jim will also discuss his work with CGS-MN on the "Minnesota United Nations History Project" to collect information about Minnesotans who have contributed to the goals of the UN and tried to make that institution more effective during its 75-year history
United Nations, Department of Economic Affairs
The current world population of 7.6 billion is expected to reach 8.6 billion in 2030, 9.8 billion in 2050 and 11.2 billion in 2100, according to a new United Nations report being launched today. With roughly 83 million people being added to the world’s population every year, the upward trend in population size is expected to continue, even assuming that fertility levels will continue to decline.
The World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision, published by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, provides a comprehensive review of global demographic trends and prospects for the future. The information is essential to guide policies aimed at achieving the new Sustainable Development Goals.