Training and events

Our training courses help development and humanitarian practitioners to ensure older people are included in their international development and emergencies work.

You will find further details on workshops and events, as well as how to apply for courses in this section.

HOPE training

Helping Older People in Emergencies

Our Helping Older People in Emergencies (HOPE) training programme provides humanitarian practitioners with the tools and knowledge to ensure older people are included in their programmes.

Practical guidelines

Practical guidelines on health, rights, HIV and AIDS and more.

We also have practical guidelines for programme managers and people working with older people, drawing on experience in the HelpAge network.

Global conference

HelpAge Global Conference

Our Global Conference is taking place 2-6 June 2015.

It brings together HelpAge leaders from regions, countries and head office to reconnect as colleagues and immerse ourselves in our new Strategy 2020.

Thanks Otto!

A woman receives her pensions. (c) Leila Amanpour/HelpAge International

In 1889, Iron Chancellor Otto von Bismarck introduced the world's first state pension.

Our conference in Berlin (28-29 October 2014) looked at lessons learnt, as well as the future of social pensions.


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