1st May 2018
ILC-BR President Alexandre Kalache delivered several master classes during the month of May.
In May 2018, hundreds of people in Rio and São Paulo had the opportunity to listen to Alexandre Kalache, in the Jewish Cultural Centre (Centro Cultural Midrash), the House of Knowledge (Casa do Saber), Fiocruz’s Centre of Strategic Studies of Health, the University of São Paulo and at an event for 300 professionals of the agribusiness sector. He also delivered a keynote at SESC, the Social Service of the Commerce for the State of São Paulo.
"Let the elderly be included, they matter" is the message that Tineke Abma would like to convey. On Friday, June 23, she delivered her inaugural lecture 'The Art of Belonging' following her appointment as professor of Elderly Participation at the University of Leiden, the Netherlands. This is a brief summary of her inaugural speech.
23 June 2023
Members of the ILC Global Alliance got together at the IFA’s 16th Global Conference on Ageing in Bangkok, Thailand, last June. Representatives of ILCs from Canada, Singapore, United Kingdom, South Africa and Australia, as well as ILC GA Secretariat Silvia Perel-Levin, attended the conference.
In the forum moderated by HLPF Chair Lachezara Stoeva, President, UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Ovide Mercredi and other participants discussed the effective and inclusive recovery measures to address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and explore actionable policy guidance for the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs at all levels. Speaking as an older Cree man, who has spent his adult life fighting for the rights of First Nations people, Ovide challenged Member States to commit to real change by addressing the SDG goals in a comprehensive manner.
10 July 2023