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During the month of May, ILC-BR’s technical director Ina Voelcker participated in a 4-day workshop of the ILC-GA, organised and sponsored by ILC-Singapore.

The workshop, which was held in Singapore and Bintan, an Indonesian island off the coast of Singapore, provided an opportunity to ILCs from around the world to discuss and produce two joint research proposals on questions around caregiving and the financing of long-term care systems.

On the way back to Brazil, Ina visited ILC-UK, the Centre for Ageing Better and HelpAge International in London. At HelpAge International, Ina gave a talk to interested staff members about ILC-BR’s work on age-friendly cities. Ina also participated in an event organized by ILC-UK, the Health and Wellbeing Innovation Commission Inquiry in the House of Lords on retirement communities and care homes.

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In December ILC-Israel held its annual conference. This year’s conference topic was Ageism.

Since the beginning of 2018, ILC-BR works for a hospital in the Southern town of Veranópolis, providing guidance on how to turn the hospital more age-friendly.

6th edition of ILC-BR’s international event takes a look into the future of ageing.

The Eleventh Meeting of the Economic Commission for Europe, Working Group on Aging, took place in Geneva in November 2018. The focus was on the work programme for the fourth cycle of the Regional Implementation Strategy for the Madrid International Plan of Action on Aging (MIPAA) 2018 to 2022.

The ILC-I awards are a salute to the dynamism and enterprising spirit of senior citizens ‘organizations, older individuals and other stakeholders advocating the noble cause of senior citizens and are given annually.

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