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.



On International Women's Day, Rosy Pereyra, President of ILC-Dominican Republic was awarded with the Medal of Merit, the highest honour that the Dominican Government gives to women.


Journalists from around the US are invited to apply for this year’s Age Boom Academy, The Future of Work: New Technology and an Aging Workforce to be held May 31 – June 2 at Columbia Journalism School in NYC.

Columbia Aging Center at the Mailman School of Public Health has honored 13 NYC employers for having policies and practices that help them to hire, engage and retain workers over age 50.

The first edition of the TV programme “Sem Censura” in 2018, a traditional talk show of TV Brasil, counted on the participation of our technical director Ina Voelcker.

The third edition of the Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine, published online in December 2017, includes a chapter co-authored by Ina Voelcker and Alexandre Kalache, both of ILC-BR.