Yearly Archives: 2019
Start-up Plus is a Dutch blended educational programme, encouraging entrepreneurship for people over 50 who are retired, unemployed or employed with an idea to start their own business.
1st October 2019
International Longevity Centre Adult Vaccination Workshop in Singapore
ILC Singapore at Tsao Foundation, in partnership with the ILC UK will be holding a two day workshop on 14-15 October 2019 in Singapore to understand the state of policies and practices of adult vaccination in the UK, Hong Kong and Singapore.
29th August 2019
SGA Side Event at the UN: Confronting Ageism and Empowering Older People
ILC Global Alliance joined the Stakeholder Group of Ageing (SGA) which hosted a side event titled “Confronting ageism and empowering older persons “ on July 9, 2019 at the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, UN, New York.
9 July 2019
Active Aging - Promoting Health, Preventing Illness - ILC Brazil Symposium
On 8 and 9 August 2019, ILC Brazil - and many of its partners - will be holding the Active Aging - Promoting Health, Preventing Illness symposium at Unibes auditorium in São Paulo.
15th July 2019
Obituary of Esteemed Colleague and Cherished Friend, Dalmer Hoskins
It is with enormous sadness that we mark the loss of esteemed colleague and cherished friend, Dalmer Hoskins, who passed away in Washington DC on June 4th after a sudden illness.
4 June 2019
As Associate Professor at the Andalusian School of Public Health (Escuela Andaluza de Salud Publica, EASP), ILC Global Alliance Co-President Alexandre Kalache conceived and coordinated the First International Longevity Forum in Granada in the first week of June. Baroness Sally Greengross ( ILC-UK President and ILC-GA Senior Ambassador) and Silvia Perel-Levin (ILC-GA Representative to the United Nations in Geneva) provided keynote addresses.
5 June 2019
Dr. Alex Kalache, Co-President of ILC Global Alliance, Participates in 3rd Dementia Forum Hosted by Queen Silvia at the Swedish Royal Palace in Stockholm
Her Royal Highness has a long held interest in dementia and she established a foundation to train health and social workers on dementia care many years ago.
15 May 2019
ILC GA’s representative to the United Nations presented the oral statement for the Committee on Social Development (CSocD) 2019
Compared to almost 20 years ago when the Madrid International Plan of Action (MIPPA) 2002 was adopted, technology has advanced at a phenomenal pace. ILC Global Alliance recommends the CSocD to highlight the importance of digital inclusion of older persons and specifically the need for digital training as a major component of lifelong learning for older persons.
19 February 2019
ILC Canada/ILC Global Alliance Co-host Side Event, “Live Well, Learn Well - an International, Inter-sectorial Discussion on Lifelong Learning and Income Security” at the OEWG
International Longevity Centre (ILC) Canada/ILC Global Alliance along with Life Research Institute, the University of Ottawa co-hosted the side event titled “Live Well, Learn Well - an International, Inter-sectorial Discussion on Lifelong Learning and Income Security” on 15th April 2019.
15 April 2019
Silvia Perel-Levin Chairs OEWG Briefing for NGOs on Social Protection and Lifelong Learning for Older Persons
Silvia Perel-Levin, chair of the NGO Committee on Ageing, Geneva and Representative of the International Longevity Center Global Alliance, led the morning briefing for NGOs with the presenter, Bridget Sleap, the senior rights policy advisor for HelpAge International on 16th April 2019. Briefing took place in the United Nations headquarters in New York.
16 April 2019