Welcome to the AoA global aging section. The 21st century is one of profound challenges associated with dramatic increases in the numbers of people living longer. The United Nations has brought much needed attention to this “silent revolution,” which has a profound impact on all societies. This section will describe AoA’s activities in the global arena, and will provide links to other international aging resources and websites.
Did You Know?
“Aging” maybe also be spelled “Ageing” by other countries and international organizations.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Event
On June 14, in recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) will co-host an event at the UN headquarters in New York City. ACL partners include Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the U.S. Mission to the UN, the UN NGO Committee on Ageing and AARP. Part of this event will be live streamed and archived at webtv.un.org.
For further information, or too attend the event, please contact Marla Bush at email@example.com. Space is limited.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was launched on June 15, 2006 by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA) and the UN’s World Health Organization. On March 9, 2012, the UN General Assembly resolution 66/127 established June 15 as a UN International Day.
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Shades of Gray: A Cross-Country Study of Health and Well-Being of the Older Populations in SAGE Countries, 2007-2012, U.S. Census Bureau (PDF)
“Ageing, Solidarity and Social Protection: Time for Progress towards Equality,” Third Regional Intergovernmental Conference on Ageing in Latin America and the Caribbean (PDF)
“Putting Non-Communicable Diseases on the Global Agenda,” The NCD Alliance (PDF)
“Knowledge Transfer on Health and Ageing,” The World Bank (PDF)
European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations
Secretary Sebelius’s Remarks at the Pan American Health Organization “Healthy Aging Conference”
Eurobarometer Survey on Active Ageing
Social Security Programs Throughout the World: The Americas, 2009, published by Social Security Administration
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