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Measuring Population Ageing: Bridging Research and Policy
25 February - 26 February
Date: 25-26 February 2019
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Recognising the diverse stages and characteristics of ageing in various regions of the world, as well as the recent developments and innovations in its measurement, the Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) of the United Nations, the International Institute for Applied System Analysis (IIASA), and Chulalongkorn University, in collaboration with the Social Development Division of the Economic Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), are organising an international expert group meeting on “Measuring Population Ageing: Bridging Research and Policy”, to be held in Bangkok, Thailand, from 25 to 26 February 2019.
This expert meeting will seek to take stock of different concepts and methodologies, to assess their scope and limitations to support policy design, implementation and monitoring at the national, regional and global levels, including monitoring and review of ageing related Sustainable Development Goals. Experts from governmental and international organisations, from research institutions as well as civil society organizations will be invited to discuss the applicability of various measures of ageing in different contexts.