Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals discussed in Civil Society Meeting in Brasília
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
New Urban Agenda adopted by UN member states
From the 17th – 20th October 2016, ILC Brazil participated in the third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (UN Habitat III) in Quito, Ecuador.
24th November 2016
User-led design – the central theme of the 4th International Longevity Forum
On October 6 and 7, 2016, the International Longevity Centre Brazil (ILC-Brazil) held the 4th International Longevity Forum with Bradesco Seguros being the main sponsor. The Forum also counts on the support of Galderma and other institutional partners (SBGG, UnATi/UERJ and the Global Alliance of ILCs).
24th November 2016
Healthy Living – Seniors show the Way!
A one day workshop on “Orientation of Seniors as Volunteers for the Niramay Arogya Seva Project (Healthy Living)” was jointly organized by the Association of Senior Citizens’ Organisations of Pune (ASCOP) and the International Longevity Centre-India (ILC-I) with the support of GHARDA CHEMICALS LTD on the 3rd of August 2016 in Pune.
29th September 2016
Launch of a new PhD program “Longevity Studies“
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
ILC-UK’s second annual Future of Ageing Conference
On Wednesday 9th November, ILC-UK will be holding its second Future of Ageing Conference featuring both UK and international speakers.
15th August 2016
Developing Age-friendly Cities in Brazil
On July 29th the City of Veranopolis (RS) in the south of Brazil launched its Age-friendly Action Plan based on rigorous research with older people. The project is being developed as part of a public/private partnership between ILC-Brazil and CPFL Energia SA.
8th August 2016
Dr. Rosy Pereyra participates in a colloquium of one of the most read newspapers in the Dominican Republic.
El Dia, one of the most read newspapers of the Dominican Republic invited Dr. Rosy Pereyra, President of ILC-DR, Vice President of INPEA and one of the pioneers of geriatrics in the country, to talk about the situation of older adults in a space denominated Colloquium of El Dia to which every week an important person of the Dominican society is invited.
4th August 2016
Ethics of care: The theory of being present
ILC South Africa, the South African Care Forum and North-West University (Optentia Research Focus Area) with the The Albertina and Walter Sisulu Institute of Ageing in Africa (IAA), University of Cape Town presented two workshops (in Johannesburg and Cape Town) on Presence and Attentiveness in Care during February and March 2016.
27th May 2016
INIA/ILC-I’s International training programme on “Social Gerontology”
ILC-I is privileged to be recognized as the United Nations’ International Institute on Ageing (UN INIA), Malta’s Satellite Centre for the SAARC region.
13th May 2016
Longevity theme at Rio’s new Museum of the Future
Rio’s Museum of the Future invites the visitors to think about what kind of future we want for ourselves and coming generations. ILC-Brazil’s President spoke about longevity, one of the five core themes of the Museum, on February 16th.
17th February 2016
ILC-Australia and ILC-China to speak at the “Gary Andrews Academy Workshop on Social Policy for the Aged”
The International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics and Hong Kong Association of Gerontology will be holding the “Gary Andrews Academy Workshop on Social Policy for the Aged” on 25-26th February, 2016 (Thursday & Friday) at the Hong Kong Association of Gerontology.
25th January 2016
ILC Global Alliance Expands its Presence in New York
The Co-presidents of the ILC Global Alliance, Dr. Alex Kalache and Baroness Sally Greengross, have announced the appointment of three new Representatives to the United Nations, New York, to expand its operations: Ms. Muriel Beach, Ms. Laurie Norris, and Ms. Morriseen Barmore.
25th January 2016
UN INIA(Malta) & ILC-I’s international training programme on “Social Gerontology”
The International Longevity Centre-India (ILC-I) is the Satellite Centre of the United Nations’ International Institute on Ageing, Malta for the SAARC region.
21st January 2016