NEWS:

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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Just and ILC-UK ‘Innovating for Ageing’ project calls for submissions on problems relating to consumer vulnerability.

Sensitising school children on the occasion by creating awareness on the conservation of water.

 

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.

 

In the beginning of March, the UN Statistical Commission met in New York. It established the Titchfield City Group on Ageing and Age-disaggregated Data lead by the UK Office for National Statistics.


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.

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