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The 3rd International Longevity Forum will be taking place in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) from October 21 to October 22.

This year’s theme will be Age-Friendly Initiatives and will range from age-friendly cities to states, countries, businesses, universities, transport, media and much more.

The Forum is organized by the International Longevity Centre Brazil, in collaboration with Bradesco Seguros and UniverSeg and is supported by ILC-BR’s partners Cepe, IVB and Femptec.

The programme counts on the contribution of a diverse group of experts from all around the globe, including representatives of the UNFPA, ILO and WHO as well as Presidents of the majority of other International Longevity Centres.

The Annual Meeting of the Global Alliance members will be held on the following day.

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

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.

ILC-I, as UN INIA's Satellite Centre for the SAARC region is glad to announce that the admission for the United Nations' International Institute on Ageing, Malta's (UN INIA) Certificate Course on "Social Gerontology" is now open.

ILC – Australia symposium, Session 3385 6.00-7.30pm, IAGG 2017 - San Francisco
This symposium invited researchers, service providers, and advocacy organizations to consider changes in housing in late life, and how housing affects people’s access to care as they age.

In July, Dr Alex Kalache, President of ILC-Brazil and Co-President of the Global Alliance, participated in a debate with Dr Anne Karpf, author of 'How to Age' and Prof Lynda Gratton, author of 'The 100 Year Life' for the BBC World Service.

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