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Putting age on the disability agenda

03 May 2016

Last week I was delighted to represent HelpAge International at the International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) general assembly to discuss how people with disabilities may face additional discrimination on the basis of age and gender. I Keep reading

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We need a data revolution that leaves no one behind

08 February 2016

This is the first blog in a series coinciding with our side event entitled Innovations on inclusion at the United Nation's Commission for Social Development in February 2016. Tony German from the Development Initiatives discusses how better data can... Keep reading

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Community engagement at the forefront of WHO Global Forum on Innovation for Ageing Populations

17 November 2015

Last month in Kobe, Japan, 200 policymakers, practitioners and activists committed to healthy ageing gathered for the Second World Health Organization (WHO) Global Forum on Innovations for Ageing Populations. The discussions, which involved a good repr Keep reading

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The SDGs' next step: finalising indicators

05 November 2015

Having been successful in ensuring people of ages are explicitly included in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), HelpAge has turned its attention to the effort to develop a set of indicators with which to monitor progress against the goals... Keep reading

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I am here to speak about ageing and older persons

25 September 2015

This blog is adapted from the above speech delivered by Sylvia Beales to the UN General Assemly on 25 September 2015. I am here to speak about ageing and older persons. My name is Sylvia Beales. I am 60... Keep reading (2 Comments)

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