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About Joseph Chamie
Joseph Chamie is currently an independent consulting demographer. At the close of 2011 he stepped down as research director at the Center for Migration Studies, New York and editor of the International Migration Review. Formerly, he was the director of the United Nations Population Division. He had been with the United Nations in the field of population and development both overseas and in New York for more than a quarter century. Among other major duties, he was the deputy secretary-general for the 1994 United Nations International Conference for Population and Development. In addition to completing numerous population reports issued under United Nations authorship, he has also published studies and articles in his own name in such areas as fertility, population estimates and projections, international migration and population and development policy. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a trustee of the Migration Policy Institute.