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The ILC Global Alliance members are pleased to announce the creation of two more ILC centres which add to the existing 12: ILC Brazil and ILC China.

During the past Annual Conference in September 2011 in Leiden, the different ILC centres honoured the contribution of Dr Robert Butler and Mr Shigeo Morioka in founding the ILC.

In 2011 ILC The Netherlands hosted the annual meeting of the ILC Global Partners and the Robert Butler lecture.The conference on "Integrated Care for Frail Older People" was held on 29th September 2011 in Leiden.

We are delighted to announce that Baroness Sally Greengross, Chief Executive of the ILC-UK, and Dr. Alexandre Kalache, Advisor to the Brazilian Government and Chief Executive...

The ILC Cape Town Declaration on a Global Response to Dementia – A Call to Action is a consensus outcome document of the symposium on “The Globalisation of Dementia: Issues and Responses” held in Cape Town, South Africa on October 26, 2010.

The ILC-UK is pleased to announce that Baroness Sally Greengross has been asked to be the Global Chair of the Global Coalition on Aging Advisory Council.

Today marks a year since the death of Dr Robert Butler, champion of social and medical needs for older people, Pulitzer prize winner and President of the International Longevity Centre Global Alliance.

Baroness Greengross chaired the three day conference (12-14 May 2011) of key thought leaders around the world on ageing in developed economies, hosted by the Ditchley Foundation.

The ILC Global Alliance attended the first session of the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG) on strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons at the United Nations in New York from 18 to 21 April 2011.

Dr Craig Berry, Senior Researcher at the ILC-UK, spoke on 29th March 2011 at the III International Congress on Long Term Care and Quality of Life in Madrid.

Launch of the Global Plan on 11th May 2011.

ILC partners in eleven of the 12 countries represented in the Global Alliance extend heartfelt sympathy and condolences to our colleagues and friends at ILC Japan, our 12th partner organisation, and the people of Japan, following the recent multiple disasters the country suffered and the enormous losses the Japanese people sustained.

An ILC Global Alliance Circular on retirement age reform.

The new UN Open Ended Working Group on Ageing that has been set up by the UN to discuss better protection of older people’s rights and its first working session will be at the UN in New York 18-21 April 2011.

Message from ILC-UK’s Executive Director Baroness Sally Greengross.

Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and the International Longevity Center (ILC) announced today that the ILC, founded in 1990 by world-renowned gerontologist Robert N. Butler, is beginning an important new chapter in its history.