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A post-2015 framework for all ages: Transforming the future for youth and older people

27 February 2015

There has been much discussion around 2015 as a crucial juncture for governments to take decisive action on global development issues, so that Ban Ki Moon's bold statement of "leaving no one behind" becomes reality as the Sustainable Development... Keep reading


Taking notice of the new ageing paradigm: Why we need more data

08 January 2015

We live in a society that would be unrecognisable to visitors travelling in time from the early 20th century. They would notice the technological wonders of this age, but may not notice something which we take for granted: increasing... Keep reading (7 Comments)


Mozambique: Promise of better pensions for older people

15 December 2014

On 1 October, when the rest of the world was launching the Global Age Watch Index, government officials and civil society in Mozambique were busy with the national electoral campaign. So we decided to launch the Index on 19... Keep reading


Spain: A new generation of active older people

04 December 2014

In early November, HelpAge Espa a - the Spanish Affiliate of the HelpAge global network - with the Spanish State Board for a United Nations Convention on the Rights of Older Persons organised the event "A Society For All... Keep reading


No one should be invisible in the data revolution for sustainable development

18 November 2014

The UN Secretary-General's Independent Expert Advisory Group on a Data Revolution for Sustainable Development (IEAG) recently published their report, A World that Counts. Last week, I went to the UK launch, hosted by the ODI. The panellists were Claire M Keep reading

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