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Regional expert forum in Iran: Sharing experience on policy formulation

2017-08-16T15:53:56+00:00 Tags: , , |

Population ageing is the main demographic trend affecting Asia in this century. The speed and scope of population ageing and its profound implications for socio-economic development call for immediate action at different levels, particularly at the level of policy [...]

Government of Vietnam officially endorsed plan to expand Intergenerational Self-Help Club (ISHC) model nationwide

2017-06-06T17:15:07+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

On 2 August 2016, the Prime Minister of Vietnam officially approved the plan on the replication of the Intergenerational Self-Help Club (ISHC) model throughout the country. This decision establishes targets, allocates budgets and defines responsibilities for implementation. ISHCs are [...]

Good Practices and Barriers in the Use of Data for Policy and Advocacy On Ageing in Asia-Pacific

2016-12-26T07:12:19+00:00 Tags: , , , , , |

This report provides a wide range of good practice examples where the use of data has had a positive effect on the policy and programming process. It also looks at strategies for overcoming barriers to and promoting the uptake [...]

Social protection for older persons: Key policy trends and statistics

2017-01-23T19:34:03+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

This policy paper: (i) provides a global overview of the organization of pension systems, their coverage and benefits, as well as public expenditures on social security, in 178 countries; (ii) analyses trends and recent policies, e.g. extension of coverage [...]