Age-Friendly Global Village

Age-Friendly Global Village

The WHO Global Network of Age-friendly Cities and Communities has ignited the voices and actions of not only civil society but leaders of all levels of government in many countries around the word.  This enthusiasm and energy will manifest itself through the upcoming IFA 15th Global Conference on Ageing in Niagara Falls, Canada with at least 1 in 3 abstracts within the Age-friendly Environments theme.   In response to this unprecedented interest IFA is pleased to invite your city and community to be part of the Age-friendly Global Village.  This Village is a unique opportunity for network members to showcase...
IFA Support for the Decade of Healthy Ageing 2020–2030

IFA Support for the Decade of Healthy Ageing 2020–2030

6 February 2020 Geneva, Switzerland - The 146th session of the World Health Organization Executive Board is currently taking place at WHO headquarters in Geneva, 3-8 February 2020. At this meeting, members will agree on the agenda and resolutions to be considered at this year’s World Health Assembly. Dr Jane Barratt, Secretary General of the International Federation on Ageing (IFA) is attending the meeting to input into the Boards considerations for EB146/23, specific to the development of a proposal for a Decade of Healthy Ageing 2020–2030 In Dr Barratt’s statement to the Executive Board she stated, “Member states around the...