ISSUES:

The inalienable concepts of Equality and Human Rights are of growing importance to older people.

These rights are not only being articulated in ever greater numbers by older people, but are becoming increasingly enshrined at the national and international level.

However the protection and furtherance of these rights remains an arduous and long path, older people across the world are routinely discriminated against and suffer profound inequalities as result.

News

The November issue of the UN Special magazine is dedicated to older persons.

Our representative in Geneva wrote an article about the importance of combatting ageism and describes the work of the

A one day workshop on “Orientation of Seniors as Volunteers for the Niramay Arogya Seva Project (Healthy Living)”  was jointly organized by the Association of Senior Citizens’

El Dia, one of the most read newspapers of the Dominican Republic invited Dr. Rosy Pereyra, President of ILC-DR, Vice President of INPEA and one of the pioneers of geriatrics in the country, to

ILC South Africa, the South African Care Forum and North-West University (Optentia Research Focus Area) with the The Albertina and Walter Sisulu Institute of Ageing in Africa (IAA), University of

The deadline to submit responses to the questionnaire on best practices in the implementation of existing law related to the promotion and protection of the rights of older persons is 18 December

On the 15th June, member states of the Organization of American States (OAS) approved the INTER-AMERICAN CONVENTION ON PROTECTING THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF OLDER PERSONS during the General Assembly of

Several ILC representatives participated in the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), March 9-20, 2015, New York.

The International Longevity Centre-India (ILC-I) organized a Mini Walkathon of senior citizens to mark the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on the 15th of June 2014 in Pune.

We are delighted to announce that Baroness Sally Greengross, Chief Executive of the ILC-UK, and Dr. Alexandre Kalache, Advisor to the Brazilian Government and Chief Executive...

Baroness Greengross chaired the three day conference (12-14 May 2011) of key thought leaders around the world on ageing in developed economies, hosted by the Ditchley Foundation.

The ILC Global Alliance attended the first session of the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG) on strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons at the United Nations in New York

Reports

The study examined a groundbreaking program designed to reduce elder abuse and neglect.

The Age of Inheritance explores patterns of inheritance transfers in the UK over time.

A collection of the reports by Presidents/Directors of the ILC Global Alliance concerning human rights issues and efforts towards future in aging society.