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    • Ageing and non-communicable diseases: opportunities for the EU to respond (German)
    • German
    • 1.7 mb
    • 2016

    This is a German translation of a briefing explaining the correlation between ageing and the prevalence of non-communicable diseases, and makes recommendations for how the EU can respond.

    • Leaving no one behind in an ageing world: a call to action for the EU
    • English
    • 1.1 mb
    • 2016

    This background paper addresses some of the priority issues in older people's lives, including income security, access to health care and gender inequalities in older age. It also highlights some core commitments necessary to ensure that development is inclusive of all people of all ages, such as a rights-based approach to development and the disaggregation of data.

    • Ageing and non-communicable diseases: opportunities for the EU to respond (Slovenian)
    • Slovene
    • 278 kb
    • 2016

    This is a Slovenian translation of a briefing explaining the correlation between ageing and the prevalence of non-communicable diseases, and makes recommendations for how the EU can respond.

    • Ethio Ageways 4
    • English
    • 1.4 mb
    • 2016

    This newsletter looks at the response to the drought in Ethiopia, older people's care and support centres, social protection, poverty reduction and the Age Demands Action campaign.

    • Community-based social protection in the dry zone, Myanmar
    • English
    • 404 kb
    • 2016

    This research was undertaken to investigate community-based mechanisms, structures and practices in Myanmar's dry zone villages that might be providing forms of social protection for vulnerable people living in these communities.

    • Strengthening Senior Citizens: a collection of national policy, process and success stories from Nepal
    • Nepali
    • 691 kb
    • 2016

    This publication is a compilation of national policies for older people in Nepal, and roles and responsibilities of different stakeholders towards older people at district level. It includes older people's association members experiences and stories.

    • Ageways 84: Networks
    • English
    • 1.3 mb
    • 2016

    Ageways 84 describes how organisations in Southern Africa have formed national networks to collaborate on research, programmes and advocacy on ageing issues and strengthen the voice of older people.

    • Social protection for older people in extreme poverty in Peru (Spanish)
    • Spanish
    • 1.3 mb
    • 2016

    This brief highlights some of the key features and achievments of the Pension 65 programme introduced in 2011 to reduce poverty and vulnerability among older people in Peru.

    • Older voices in humanitarian crises: calling for change
    • English
    • 1.2 mb
    • 2016

    This report documents the situation of older refugees fleeing from conflict in Syria, Ukraine and South Sudan. The findings contribute to a growing body of evidence illustrating the failure of the humanitarian system to protect older people's rights or meet their needs. The stories highlight the limited progress the humanitarian system has made to address the neglect of older people and other vulnerable groups.

    • End the neglect: a study of humanitarian financing for older people
    • English
    • 2.6 mb
    • 2016

    Our annual study of humanitarian financing of older people illustrates the failure of the current system to allocate adequate resourcing to address older people's needs. It offers a sobering analysis of the extent to which older people are being left behind in emergencies.

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