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Learning, sharing and connecting at the IAGG Asia/Oceania 2015 Congress

30 October 2015

HelpAge International plays a key role in the East Asia-Pacific region gathering and sharing knowledge to support a wider movement aiming to improve the wellbeing of older people. From 19-22 October, we advanced this agenda through the 10th International Keep reading


Knowledge is life: older people a key resource in disaster risk reduction

12 October 2015

Through HelpAge's disaster risk reduction (DRR) work with communities and older people's associations, we have found that older people often hold very valuable knowledge. On International Day of Disaster Risk Reduction, we look at how this insight can be. Keep reading


Ageing included at UN post-2015 meeting

28 November 2013

Earlier this month, I attended the intersessional meeting between civil society and the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (OWG) in New York. The OWG is the group of UN member states that is leading the process towards... Keep reading


Seven years of Age Demands Action in Latin America

15 October 2013

If I had to put into three words what the last seven years of the Age Demands Action (ADA) campaign has meant to me I would say participation, leadership and raising awareness. It's these characteristics that have led to... Keep reading


The countdown to Age Demands Action begins!

12 September 2013

On 1 October, the United Nations International Day of Older Persons, older people campaign against injustice and age discrimination as part of our Age Demands Action (ADA) campaign. This year, 58 countries will take part, with countries such as... Keep reading (1 Comment)

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