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    • Global AgeWatch Index 2015: Insight report
    • English
    • 1.4 mb
    • 2015

    This report presents the 2015 Global AgeWatch Index, ranking 96 countries according to the social and economic wellbeing of their older people. It highlights good practice and areas for improvement as well as gaps in data.

    • Why ageing should be a concern for the World Humanitarian Summit
    • English
    • 2.5 mb
    • 2015

    HelpAge International's submission to the World Humanitarian Summit. Includes recommendations on delivering appropriate humanitarian response in an ageing world.

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    • Five keys to successful Typhoon Haiyan emergency response
    • English
    • 241 kb
    • 2016

    This leaflet looks at five ways aspects of our emergency response to Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines made it a success.

    • Good practices and barriers in the use of data for policy and advocacy on ageing in Asia-Pacific
    • English
    • 2.0 mb
    • 2016

    This report provides a wide range of good examples of when data has had a positive effect on the policy and programming process. It also looks at strategies for overcoming barriers to and promoting the uptake of data in policy and practice.

    • Accountability mapping in social pension programmes: A baseline mapping of the Old Age Grant in South Africa
    • English
    • 1.4 mb
    • 2016

    This report presents the findings of an exploratory study of accountability mechanisms in South Africa's Old Age Grant, which took place in October 2013.

    • Climate change in an ageing world
    • English
    • 1.7 mb
    • 2015

    This paper states HelpAge International's position on how climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies can take into account ageing populations and their specific vulnerabilities.

    • Ending gender inequality in older age: Guidance for EU development policy
    • English
    • 663 kb
    • 2015

    This briefing explains the nature of gender inequality in older age and recommends how the EUs development and external action policies on gender equality and womens empowerment can be implemented in a way that will benefit all people in older age.

    • Ending gender inequality in older age: Guidance for EU development policy (Czech)
    • Czech
    • 179 kb
    • 2015

    This briefing explains the nature of gender inequality in older age and recommends how the EUs development and external action policies on gender equality and womens empowerment can be implemented in a way that will benefit all people in older age.

    • AgeNews Asia/Pacific 17
    • English
    • 924 kb
    • 2015

    In this edition of AgeNews, we report on the Kuala Lumpur Declaration on Ageing, which was recently adopted at the 27th ASEAN Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (18-22 November 2015). You will find network updates and many events contributing to a better coordination and preparation for ageing societies in the region, such as the establishment of a new consortium for research on ageing and meeting of older people representatives.

    • Annual review 2015
    • English
    • 983 kb
    • 2015

    Our annual review 2015 describes how, with our partners and affiliates, we have helped millions of older people lead more dignified, active, healthy and secure lives.

    • Annual review 2015 poster: A better world for all ages
    • English
    • 651 kb
    • 2015

    Our annual review 2015 poster compares how our work is helping older people secure the income, health services and support they need, as well as a platform through which to get their voices heard.

    • Ending gender inequality in older age: Guidance for EU development policy (German)
    • German
    • 303 kb
    • 2015

    This briefing explains the nature of gender inequality in older age and recommends how the EU's development and external action policies on gender equality and womens empowerment can be implemented in a way that will benefit all people in older age.

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