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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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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.

The objective of the event was to create a space for knowledge and experience sharing between municipalities and provinces. The opening keynote was delivered by Alexandre Kalache, President of ILC-BR.

Alexandre Kalache, President of ILC-BR and Co-President of the Alliance, delivered the keynote at the seminar in Montevideo. The event was organized by the City Government of Montevideo.

In the beginning of December, the Commission for the Rights of Older Persons of the Brazilian Parliament held a Public Forum on Age-Friendly Cities.

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