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Poverty and wellbeing for older Mozambicans: scratching the surface

28 May 2013

On 15 May, at Indy Village in Maputo, 250 researchers, academics, government officers, civil society actors, journalists and older people gathered at the invitation of the Institute for Economic and Social Research (IESE) and HelpAge International to disc Keep reading (1 Comment)


Uprating social protection benefits: an example from Bolivia

13 May 2013

The question of how social transfers should be indexed over time is a hot topic for social protection practitioners. A recent case from Bolivia reveals some of the issues at stake. Last week, on 1st May, Bolivia’s president Evo... Keep reading


Supporting social protection floors: building a global coalition

07 May 2013

Last month I attended a meeting of the core group of seventeen members of the NGO Coalition for a Social Protection Floor which was facilitated by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung – a German think-tank with a global presence. As always, it was... Keep reading (2 Comments)


Post-2015 in Bali: An interesting and fruitful meeting

04 April 2013

From the 23rd to the 25th of March was celebrated in Bali, a High Level Panel Meeting of Eminent Persons on the Post 2015 Development Agenda. During the first two days, more than 150 representatives of civil society from... Keep reading (2 Comments)


Strengthening the network in the heart of rapid ageing

15 March 2013

Last week HelpAge network members from Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Indonesia, the Philippines and Korea met in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The purpose of the meeting was to start an exciting, new EU-funded project focused on strengthening the network Keep reading

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