ILC France makes recommendations to the 2022 presidential election candidates
On the occasion of the next presidential election in France (April 10 and 24, 2022), ILC-France is sending candidates a list of recommendations on societal issues related to a longevity in health and in activity.
21st March 2022
Women Working Towards Later Life: Expectations and Inspirations
Preparing for longevity is important for everyone, but particularly women who not only live longer than men, but also face unique challenges throughout life. Economic empowerment of women and girls have come a long way, but when it comes to older age, there is still a trail left to blaze.
7th March 2022
Protecting the human rights of older persons: Challenges to the human rights of older people during and after COVID-19
Globally, COVID-19 has led to debilitating effects and posed significant human rights challenges for older persons.
15th January 2022
Why we need to talk about gender and longevity
In the video below, Arun Himawan, Research Fellow at ILC-UK and Member of the ILC Global Alliance Committee on Gender and Ageing argues that if we want a society that works for all ages, it also needs to be a society that works for all genders, all ethnicities, all sexualities, all abilities.
16th April 2021
Thematic Report on Ageism – United Nations Independent Expert on the Enjoyment of Human Rights by Older Persons
14th April 2021
Why Survive? Remembering Dr Robert N. Butler and being old in this pandemic world
I wonder what Dr Robert Butler, Pulitzer Prize winner (non-fiction, 1976) and foremost physician and geriatrician, would say, if he were alive today, about how older people are being treated in this global pandemic.
10th September 2020
ILC-GA Position Statement on COVID-19
Following a meeting of its members on Thursday, 7 May 2020, the ILC Global Alliance has prepared a Position Statement on COVID-19.
7th May 2020
The experiences of seniors during the Corona/Covid-19 crisis
The Leyden Academy on Vitality and Ageing and ILC-Netherlands research project focusses on the impact, measures and restrictions of the corona virus on the senior population. The project intends to focus on how a diverse group of seniors (aged 60+) experience the virus and the measures taken. How do they perceive the risks and how does is impact their daily lives?
15th March 2020
Promoting and protecting the rights of older persons
Our representative in Geneva, Silvia Perel-Levin, chair of the NGO Committee on Ageing, Geneva met with Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on 1st April 2019.
9th April 2019
Transnational Law Summit at King’s College London discusses ageing and inequalities
ILC-BR President Alexandre Kalache bringing ageing to the Transnational Law Summit
13th April 2018