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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.

Rosy took the opportunity to tell him that she was very pleased with the Award, but that she would be even more pleased with the Government signed the Inter-American Convention on Protecting the Human Rights of Older Persons (http://www.oas.org/…/inter_american_treaties_A-70_human_rig…).

In the photo, from left to write: President Danilo Medina, Rosy Pereyra, the First Lady and the Minister of Women.

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This report shows the real life of older adults in Japan. Their labour participation rate, financial assets, relationships with neighbours are described first, and then systems such as pension, medical and long-term care are being explained with numbers and figures.

ILC-Japan has been promoting public-industry collaboration to enhance support for older adults in daily living. After conducting studies with community support coordinators and creating a tool with tips to make improvements, we are now in the implementation stage to build actual collaboration between supermarkets and municipalities.

This Summer, ILC-UK's Founder and Executive President, and one of the founding members of the ILC Global Alliance, Baroness Sally Greengross OBE passed away. She was an inspiration to us all across the ILC family, both professionally and personally, and her legacy will continue to live on.

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