Justin Derbyshire, CEO at HelpAge International, responds to the UK Government's announcement that it would be merging the Department for International Development with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Posted: 16 June 2020
Reports of older people facing: rising abuse in some countries during coronavirus crisis, robberies, kidnapping and domestic violence and being left to die when suffering from COVID-19.
Posted: 15 June 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is putting ageism well and truly in the spotlight. But civil society is fighting back. I spoke with Prof. Issi (Israel) Doron, who is the head of the Center for Research and Study of Aging at the University of Haifa.
Posted: 12 June 2020
Zanzibar President Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein has signed the Elderly Affairs bill that was passed by the House of Representative in March this year into law.
Posted: 11 June 2020
NGOs call on UN Secretary-General to set out plan to strengthen recognition and inclusion of older people within UN system
In response to the UN policy brief on the impact of COVID-19 on older people, NGOs highlighted critical gaps that need to be addressed in the UN system in relation to older people.
Posted: 03 June 2020