News on Ageing

13 Août 2020
CHIȘINĂU, Moldavie/NATIONS UNIES, New York - Maria Roșca vit seule depuis des mois. La veuve de 73 ans n'a pas quitté sa maison depuis le début du confinement. « Je laisse la télévision et la radio allumées pour avoir... Lire plus
26 Juin 2015
UNITED NATIONS, New York – The United Nations honoured Thoraya Ahmed Obaid and the African Population and Health Research Centre (APHRC), recipients of the 2015 United Nations Population Award, at a ceremony held today... Lire plus
7 Avril 2014
NATIONS UNIES, New York – Il y a vingt ans, en 1994, la communauté internationale se réunissait au Caire, en Égypte, pour analyser l’évolution du monde et la manière dont les changements affectaient les personnes les... Lire plus
3 Septembre 2014
CHIANG MAI, Thailand - The catastrophe predicted to result from the rapid ageing of Asian populations is far from inevitable, said experts at a regional conference being held this week in Thailand. Making changes to... Lire plus
2 Avril 2012
Three short films capturing three very different perspectives on the opportunities and challenges of today’s complex world have been voted as winners in the ‘1 in 7 Billion’ film contest. One, A Common Guy by Pedro Diaz... Lire plus
21 Juillet 2011
In the News
Tweet The tradition of inheritance from father to son in many societies coupled with a reliance on boys to provide economic support, to ensure security in old age and to perform death rites are part of a set of social... Lire plus
26 Mai 2011
Recent reports show that people in Viet Nam and Thailand are living longer and choosing smaller families. This good news means, however, that both countries are confronting substantial challenges as their demographic... Lire plus
10 Avril 2002
Relaying the voices of older persons in her country at the launching of the UNFPA book, Situation and Voices of the Older Poor and Excluded in South Africa and India, a South African contributor to the book, Tersia... Lire plus

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