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Aiming high: achieving the Global Goals to end poverty, inequality and climate change

30 September 2015

Last week at the UN, Heads of State and high-level government representatives committed to achieving the new Sustainable Development Goals. These Global Goals aim to bring peace and prosperity to people of all ages across the world, and to... Keep reading


Counting older people: my thoughts on the Global AgeWatch Index

22 September 2015

Last week I was invited by HelpAge to tell my story at the UN in New York as part of a panel discussion introducing the latest Global AgeWatch Index. I wanted to come back to the UN as I... Keep reading


2015: A crucial year for older people and the Global AgeWatch Index

08 September 2015

I'm sitting here at the United Nations in New York on the eve of this year's Global AgeWatch Index high level panel debate. We are delighted that Amina J. Mohammed, Special Advisor of the UN Secretary-General on Post-2015 Development... Keep reading


Mapping policy data in Asia and the Pacific

24 August 2015

On 3 August, HelpAge and UNFPA published Policy Mapping on Ageing in Asia and the Pacific: Analytical report, which I spent the last year working on. The report is part of a four-year programme aiming to support governments with... Keep reading


Mapping ageing data in Asia and the Pacific

31 July 2015

As we approach agreement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on 27 September this year, and with key discussions and agreements as to how the goals will be implemented and measured taking place well into 2016, it's no wonder... Keep reading

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