Demographics and migrations

Demographics and migrations
Changes in demographic structures have always had an impact on geopolitics. As globalization increases and it becomes easier for people to move from place to place, these factors are transforming how countries interact with each other. Aging societies may become more protectionist while population declines could thwart developing countries’ ambitions to become prosperous.

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A map showing the projected 2025 size of the global slum population and its geographical distribution

Covid-19’s impact on slum upgrading in Latin America

The Covid-19 pandemic has provided an incentive for Latin American cities with high-density slums to rethink their approach to slum upgrading efforts. Rebuilding the informal settlements to ease population density and other structural issues is not likely in crisis-stricken economies. However, new technologies are making a dent in the problem.

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