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Facing the facts: the truth about ageing and development

Our flagship publication on ageing & development brings together 25 high profile thought leaders, development experts, and academics, to discuss the impact of an ageing world on international development.

Facing the Facts: Full Report

Facing the Facts: Executive Summary

 

Annual Review and Report

Our Annual Review summarises our key achievments. Our Annual Report contains the Trustees' Report and Financial Statements for the year.

Annual Review 2015/16

Annual Report 2015/16

Annual Review 2014/15

Annual Report 2014/15

Global AgeWatch Index (GAWI)

Where is the best place to live in the world if you're an older person? The Global AgeWatch Index (GAWI) - which measures the quality of life of older people around the world - reveals some of the best and worst places to grow old.

Global AgeWatch Index 2015: Full Report

Global AgeWatch Index 2015: Executive Summary

Global AgeWatch Index 2014: Full Report

Global AgeWatch Index 2014: Executive Summary

 

WHO Report on Ageing and Health

The WHO Report on Ageing and Health published on the International Day of Older Persons 2015 (1 October) outlines a framework for healthy ageing to aid older people's participation in society.

WHO Report on Ageing and Health

 

Dementia

Dementia is a fast-growing problem in low and middle income countries, yet there is very little understanding of it's impact outside of the developed world. This infographic highlights key points in understanding the problem of dementia in developing countries.

Infographic: Dementia in developing countries

 

Older Citizen Monitoring Report

OCM involves older people at grassroots level monitoring the implementation of policies and services affecting their lives. Our report highlights the projects achievements and challenges so far.

Older Citizen Monitoring (OCM) Report 2016

 

 

Ageing Matters

Ageing Matters is Age International's global newsletter, keeping supporters up to date with our work around the world.

Ageing Matters Summer/Autumn 2016

Ageing Matters Winter/Spring 2016

 

Disasters Emergency Committee reports

Our reports to the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) detail how we've supported relief work following emergencies.

DEC Syria Crisis Appeal: Full report

DEC East Africa Crisis Appeal Report

DEC Kenya Crisis Appeal Report

DEC Pakistan Crisis Appeal Report

 

Convention on the rights of older people briefing 

We created a briefing for the UK government, calling on them to lead the way towards the creation of a Convention for the rights of older people.

Convention on the rights of older people briefing

 

Older voices in humanitarian crises

Our report investigates the daily lives of older people living in countries in the midst of crisis. It highlights the steps the humanitarian system needs to take to address the neglect of older people.

Older voices in humanitarian crises

 

European Network documents

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These documents were produced by Age International and its fellow members of the HelpAge EU network. Our work is partly funded by the European Union. The contents of these materials are the sole responsibility of the HelpAge EU network and in no way can be taken to reflect the views of the European Union.

Network policy briefing on ageing and non-communicable diseases: opportunities for the EU to respond

Network policy briefing on ageing and development, from year one of our EC-funded project

Network policy briefing on gender, from year two of our EC-funded project

Network response to the May 2015 Council Conclusions on gender in development

Network response to Gender Action Plan II outline

 

International Development Committee Submissions

We have made submissions to the International Development Select Committee (IDC) on a number of topics.

Submission to the IDC inquiry on the global humanitarian system (February 2016) - Joint Age International and HelpAge

Submission to the IDC inquiry on the Sustainable Development Goals (December 2015) - Joint Age International and HelpAge

Submission to the IDC inquiry on jobs and livelihoods (October 2014) - Joint Age International and HelpAge

Submission to the IDC inquiry on health systems strengthening (May 2014) - Joint Age International and HelpAge

Supplementary submission to the IDC inquiry on disability and development (January 2014) - Joint Age International and HelpAge

Submission to the IDC inquiry on disability and development (December 2013) - Age International

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