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