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The ILC Global Alliance are delighted to announce that Dr Alexandre Kalache and Baroness Sally Greengross have been sworn in as Co-Presidents of the ILC Global Alliance.

The announcement was made at the ILC Global Alliance Annual Conference in London in October 2014.

Dr Kalache, President and Founder of ILC-Brazil, is a specialist in age-related issues. Specifically, his expertise is in the epidemiology of ageing & the life-course, inter-sectoral policy development (including age-friendly initiatives), health promotion, old-age care, human rights and migration within the context of ageing as well as the more general cultural complexities of the world-wide longevity revolution. More information about Dr Kalache is available on the ILC-Brazil website.

Baroness Greengross, President and Chief Executive of ILC-UK, has been a crossbench (independent) member of the House of Lords since 2000 and chairs five All-Party Parliamentary Groups: Dementia, Corporate Social Responsibility, Intergenerational Futures, Continence Care and Ageing and Older People (Co-Chair). She is the Vice Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Choice at the End of Life, and is Treasurer of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Equalities. More information about Baroness Greengross is available on the ILC-UK website.

During the conference, Members of the ILC Global Alliance thanked Monica Ferreira, President of ILC South Africa, for her efforts and dedication as Co-President of the ILC Global Alliance from 2010 to 2014.

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The President of ILC-BR, Alexandre Kalache, is currently in Australia advancing the ageing agenda of the South Australian Government.

On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, the Columbia Aging Center celebrates the participants in its digital narrative project “Exceeding Expectations” (exceedingexpectations.nyc). 

The Columbia Aging Center has been following 20 older New Yorkers for two years with the aim of disrupting stereotypes of aging and portraying everyday life. Many of the 20 New Yorkers met for the first time on Oct. 24.

On October 17, ILC-BR organized a Symposium with three international speakers in São Paulo. The event took place in the auditorium of Iamspe (Institute for Medical Assistance to the Public Servant of the State of São Paulo).

On October 19 and 20, ILC-BR hosted the 5th International Longevity Forum in Rio de Janeiro. This year’s theme was the construction of resilience along the life course; a very timely topic given the ongoing crisis in Brazil.

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