Over 700 people participated in the 1st Regional Forum on Active and Sustainable Ageing of the Médio Vale do Itajaí in the southern State of Santa Catarina. The keynote on “Active Ageing and the Longevity Revolution” was delivered by Alexandre Kalache.
21st June 2018
ILC-BR Technical Director Ina Voelcker spoke about longevity and population ageing in an event aimed at inspiring 700 employees of the Brazilian Federal savings bank Caixa Econômica.
21st April 2018
On International Women's Day, Rosy Pereyra, President of ILC-Dominican Republic was awarded with the Medal of Merit, the highest honour that the Dominican Government gives to women.
12th March 2018
On October 17, ILC-BR organized a Symposium with three international speakers in São Paulo. The event took place in the auditorium of Iamspe (Institute for Medical Assistance to the Public Servant of the State of São Paulo).
21st October 2017
On October 19 and 20, ILC-BR hosted the 5th International Longevity Forum in Rio de Janeiro. This year’s theme was the construction of resilience along the life course; a very timely topic given the ongoing crisis in Brazil.
21st October 2017
On October 5, ILC-BR organized a seminar to discuss the importance of vaccination across all ages. The seminar was held at Iamspe, the Institute for Medical Assistance for Public Servants of the State of Sao Paulo.
7th October 2017
The inaugural Baroness Greengross Lecture was held in London on 23 November in celebration of the major contributions Sally Greengross has made to improve the lives of older people throughout her lifetime. A spirited and lively informal lecture was delivered by writer, journalist and television presenter, Angela Rippon OBE.
20th January 2017
Civicus and IDS (Instituto de Democracia e Sustentabilidade), with support of IABS (Instituto Brasileiro de Desenvolvimento e Sustentabilidade) brought together about 20 representatives of Brazilian CSOs.
16th December 2016
The November issue of the UN Special magazine is dedicated to older persons.
Our representative in Geneva wrote an article about the importance of combatting ageism and describes the work of the NGO Committee on Ageing in Geneva.
1st December 2016
The Faculty of Humanities of Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic is delighted to launch a new postgraduate program called “Longevity studies”.
26th August 2016