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“The use of technologies and quality of life in older age” will be the theme of 4th International Longevity Forum which will take place on the 6th and 7th of October 2016 in Rio de Janeiro. The Forum is organized by ILC-Brazil with… Read more New Zealand is undergoing a “longevity revolution”, according to an international expert on ageing. Radio Interview with Alex Kalache on Radio NZ, March 22nd, 2016. http://www.radionz.co.nz/audio/player/201794178 Read more The International Longevity Centre Global Alliance (ILC Global Alliance) is a multinational consortium consisting of member organizations. The mission of the ILC Global Alliance is to help societies to address longevity and population ageing in positive and productive ways, typically… Read more Recently over 9,000 people responded to a survey on how to make Queensland a more age-friendly community. The results of this survey will inform the new seniors strategy. ILC-Brazil’s President Alexandre Kalache visited Brisbane last week to discuss the results… Read more Today, the City of Unley in South Australia launched its Active Ageing Strategy, based on one of the fundamental components of Active Ageing, the protagonism of older people. The City’s Mayor Lachlan Clyne highlights that “ageing is a cause for celebration”… Read more Rio de Janeiro’s newest attraction, the Museum of the Future, discusses how choices made today will influence the world future generations will live in. The public is invited to reflect about several global trends, such as population ageing and climate… Read more With support of a research grant of FAPERJ, the State Research Funding Agency, we developed a new methodology protocol to guide the implementation of one of the first and most important steps to become an age-friendly city or community: a… Read more For the last seven years, the Green Templeton College in Oxford hosts the Emerging Markets Symposium to promote solutions to high priority problems of human welfare in emerging market countries. Issues covered during the last years include health, education, gender… Read more From December 11 to 13, our technical coordinator Ina Voelcker represented ILC-Brazil at the first conference on Ageing and Religion, held in Wuppertal/Germany. She opened the conference with her lecture on “The Longevity Revolution: Global Developments”. Dr Jaco Hoffman, co-President… Read more Alexandre Kalache co-chaired the first Salzburg Global Seminar dedicated to ageing. This 540’s edition of this event focused on “Ageing Societies: advancing innovation and equity”. The daily newsletters can be accessed via: http://www.salzburgglobal.org/go/540 The resulting statement can be downloaded from:… Read more