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Baroness Greengross chaired the three day conference (12-14 May 2011) of key thought leaders around the world on ageing in developed economies, hosted by the Ditchley Foundation.

Noreen Siba, Managing Director at the ILC-UK, also attended the meeting. The conference particularly looked at the ageing of populations in developed countries, what effect it has already and how it will continue to affect these countries’ economies, societies, culture and policies. Working groups also looked at both domestic solutions and geopolitical challenges and international strategies.

More information about the conference will be available on the Ditchley Foundation website shortly.

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