Press Releases

    11 February 2002


    NEW YORK, 8 February (DESA) -- The Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs is pleased to announce the launching of the redesigned Web site of the United Nations Population Information Network (POPIN). The new POPIN facilitates access to the increasing wealth of international, regional and national population information available in the United Nations system.

    The new home page for the redesigned site allows users to easily find population information relating to data, publications, conferences and organizations. A quick link bar also allows immediate access to population-relevant documents and information from the Economic and Social Council and its functional commissions, Secretariat, programmes, funds, agencies and other relevant United Nations bodies.

    The POPIN web site, at, provides an important complement to the Web site of the Population Division (

    For more information, please contact Joseph Chamie, Director of the Population Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (tel.: 212-963-3179 or fax: 212-963-2147).

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