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Ageing, Older Persons and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

2017-09-20T15:58:30+00:00 Tags: , , |

This brief acknowledges the importance of a lifecourse approach to ageing and calls for protecting and promoting the rights of older people in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda. Language: English Published: UNDP, HelpAge International and AARP, 2017 Size: [...]

Changing population ages structures and sustainable development: Ten key findings and recommendations

2018-02-21T11:50:55+00:00 Tags: , , |

This paper was prepared by the Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs as a contribution to the 50th session of the Commission on Population and Development, 3-7 April 2017, based on the report [...]

Sustaining equitable human development: Addressing non-communicable diseases and disability throughout the lifecourse

2018-03-23T14:14:33+00:00 Tags: , , |

A growing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), the rising prevalence of disability, and changing global population demographics (including rapidly ageing populations) together pose some of the greatest challenges to sustainable development in the 21st century. These issues impact on [...]