Older activist Tilahun and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (c) UN / Eskinder DebebeFFD3 in Addis Ababa

Financing the post-2015 agenda

Last week, the UN held the Third Financing for Development Conference (FFD3) in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. 

Our Ethiopia Country Director Dr Feleke Tadele has shared his thoughts on its outcome. 

Read about what happened in the build-up to FFD3 to get older people's needs on the agenda, and how the action/2015 campaigners are making demands for strong commitment from the world's leaders.

Older people's rights

Towards a convention

Esther, one of our activists from Kenya who is representing older people at the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing, speaks out about the ageism and discrimination older men and women face:

Working with older people: Practical guidelines

Download our practical guidelinesDo you work with older people in the developing world? Need practical information on how to tailor programmes to older people's needs?

We have new practical guidelines for programme managers and people working with older people, drawing on experience in the HelpAge network.

Please use the guidelines for your own work, training or as a basis for producing more detailed, locally relevant materials.

The guidelines cover topics including emergencies, HIV and AIDS, rights and advocacy and health and care.


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