On 13 October, International Day for Disaster Reduction, HelpAge and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) issued a joint call for greater involvement of older people in disaster management efforts worldwide.
Posted: 13 October 2014
UN International Day of Older Persons: New Global AgeWatch Index launches and Age Demands Action goes global
Today, the United Nations International Day of Older Persons, HelpAge International is launching the Global AgeWatch Index 2014. The Index ranks 96 countries according to the wellbeing of older people in four key domains: income security, health, personal capability and enabling environments.
Posted: 01 October 2014
Ms Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, the Independent Expert on the full enjoyment of all human rights of older persons, presented her first annual report to the Human Rights Council in Geneva this week.
Posted: 10 September 2014
With the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), we have launched a survey to collect older people’s views on how they cope with disasters and participate in disaster risk reduction.
Posted: 27 August 2014
HelpAge International and our local partners on the ground are responding to older people’s most urgent needs in Gaza.
Posted: 21 August 2014