The Independent Expert on the human rights of older persons calls for examples of best practices
The deadline to submit responses to the questionnaire on best practices in the implementation of existing law related to the promotion and protection of the rights of older persons is 18 December 2015.
10th December 2015
11 New York City Businesses Honored for Valuing Age in the Workplace
The winners of the 2015 Age Smart Employer Awards (agesmartemployer.org) were announced today at a packed ceremony attended by experts in aging and employment, elected officials and a diverse set of New York City businesses and their employees.
9th December 2015
ILC- France announce the launch of CLIC PREVENTION SANTE
ILC- France is proud to announce the launch of CLIC PREVENTION SANTE, an online health prevention tool for all ages developed by ILC France and sponsored by KLESIA ( pension fund ).
25th November 2015
25th Anniversary of the United Nations International Day of Older Persons
This year’s celebration of the 25th anniversary of International Day of Older Persons (UNIDOP), in anticipation of the third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) to be held in 2016, focused on the impact of the new urban environment on older persons, as well as the impact of older persons on the new urban environment.
13th November 2015
The ILC Global Alliance in Brazil
Last week, members of the ILC Global Alliance participated in a series of events organized by the International Longevity Centre – Brazil.
28th October 2015
ILC Singapore’s Ageing Research Forum
ILC Singapore organised an inaugural Ageing Research Forum 2015 on May 27, 2015 to share results and learnings from the evaluation conducted of various Tsao Foundation programmes and create a platform to improve and broaden practice for community-based research.
3rd July 2015
Inter-America Convention on Protecting the Human Rights of Older People
On the 15th June, member states of the Organization of American States (OAS) approved the INTER-AMERICAN CONVENTION ON PROTECTING THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF OLDER PERSONS during the General Assembly of the institution, which was immediately signed by the governments of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica and Uruguay at OAS headquarters in Washington DC.
22nd June 2015
ILC Canada is launched, 27th May 2015
The 27th May 2015 saw the launch of ILC Canada at the University of Ottawa.
1st June 2015
ILC Japan is to host a public symposium entitled “Toward a Satisfactory Life Farewell” in Tokyo
The symposium, to be held on 6th June 2015, will explore an increasingly influential view in Japan that preparing for one’s departure from life should be an integral component of one’s life planning.
28th May 2015
ILC Representatives Participate in the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59)
Several ILC representatives participated in the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), March 9-20, 2015, New York.
7th April 2015
Age Smart Employer — an initiative of the Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center— launched their Age Smart Industry Guides.
24th March 2015