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Africa rising: harnessing the demographic dividend
P. Drummond; V Thakoor; S. Yu / International Monetary Fund, 2014
Africa will account for 80 percent of the projected 4 billion increase in the global population by 2100. The accompanying increase in its working age population creates a window of opportunity, which if properly harnessed, can transla...
Including people with disabilities in emergency relief efforts
Institute of Development Studies UK, 2014
More must be done to ensure the needs and rights of people with disabilities are fully recognised in disaster risk reduction and emergency responses. Accelerating progress will require inclusive humanitarian programming and the use of...
The Chilean system of contributory pensions as locus of rivalry and of a new social compact
A. Sojo / United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2014
In a context of rising life expectancy and the promotion of higher fertility through care policies, pension improvements must be consistent with improvements in economic productivity, with the increase in contribution densities as a r...
Social protection global policy trends 2010-2015: from fiscal consolidation to expanding social protection: Key to crisis recovery, inclusive development and social justice
International Labour Organization, 2014
While social protection played a strong role in the expansionary response immediately after the onset of the global crisis, many governments embarked on fiscal consolidation and premature contraction of expenditures from 2010 onwards,...
Fostering a digitally inclusive aging society in China: the potential of public libraries
World Bank, 2014
China faces policy challenges related to the well-being of its ageing population. What distinguishes it is that rapid population ageing is occurring at a significantly lower income level than in comparable countries. Further, the coun...
Social protection for older persons: Key policy trends and statistics
International Labour Organization, 2014
In recent years, many middle-and low-income countries have made great efforts to expand the coverage of contributory pension schemes and to establish non-contributory pensions to guarantee basic income security in old age to all. At t...
Will Africa benefit from a demographic dividend?
D. Cleland / Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa lags behind other regions in terms of fertility change and the period of declining dependency ratios lies largely in the future. This paper considers what is needed for Africa to convert favourable demographic chang...
Global AgeWatch Index 2014: insight report
HelpAge International, 2014
The Global AgeWatch Index has been created because of the overall lack of information on ageing combined with poor understanding of the effects of ageing on exclusion and marginalisation in services such as health care, education, tra...
Research briefing: Antipoverty transfers and inclusive growth in Brazil
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
The evolution of antipoverty policy in Brazil suggests a shift in focus over time from the extension of social insurance to incorporate excluded sectors, to conventional social assistance directed at vulnerable groups, to human develo...
Antipoverty transfers and inclusive growth in Brazil
A. Barrientos; D. Debowicz; I. Woolard / International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
Brazil’s has attracted considerable attention among low and middle income countries for the way it has successfully combined economic and social policies to reduce poverty, inequality, and social exclusion. The emergence of larg...
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Africa rising: harnessing the demographic dividend
P. Drummond; V Thakoor; S. Yu / International Monetary Fund, 2014
Africa will account for 80 percent of the projected 4 billion increase in the global population by 2100. The accompanying increase in its working age population creates a window of opportunity, which if properly harnessed, can transla...
Including people with disabilities in emergency relief efforts
Institute of Development Studies UK, 2014
More must be done to ensure the needs and rights of people with disabilities are fully recognised in disaster risk reduction and emergency responses. Accelerating progress will require inclusive humanitarian programming and the use of...
The Chilean system of contributory pensions as locus of rivalry and of a new social compact
A. Sojo / United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2014
In a context of rising life expectancy and the promotion of higher fertility through care policies, pension improvements must be consistent with improvements in economic productivity, with the increase in contribution densities as a r...
Social protection global policy trends 2010-2015: from fiscal consolidation to expanding social protection: Key to crisis recovery, inclusive development and social justice
International Labour Organization, 2014
While social protection played a strong role in the expansionary response immediately after the onset of the global crisis, many governments embarked on fiscal consolidation and premature contraction of expenditures from 2010 onwards,...
Fostering a digitally inclusive aging society in China: the potential of public libraries
World Bank, 2014
China faces policy challenges related to the well-being of its ageing population. What distinguishes it is that rapid population ageing is occurring at a significantly lower income level than in comparable countries. Further, the coun...
Social protection for older persons: Key policy trends and statistics
International Labour Organization, 2014
In recent years, many middle-and low-income countries have made great efforts to expand the coverage of contributory pension schemes and to establish non-contributory pensions to guarantee basic income security in old age to all. At t...
Will Africa benefit from a demographic dividend?
D. Cleland / Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa lags behind other regions in terms of fertility change and the period of declining dependency ratios lies largely in the future. This paper considers what is needed for Africa to convert favourable demographic chang...
Global AgeWatch Index 2014: insight report
HelpAge International, 2014
The Global AgeWatch Index has been created because of the overall lack of information on ageing combined with poor understanding of the effects of ageing on exclusion and marginalisation in services such as health care, education, tra...
Research briefing: Antipoverty transfers and inclusive growth in Brazil
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
The evolution of antipoverty policy in Brazil suggests a shift in focus over time from the extension of social insurance to incorporate excluded sectors, to conventional social assistance directed at vulnerable groups, to human develo...
Antipoverty transfers and inclusive growth in Brazil
A. Barrientos; D. Debowicz; I. Woolard / International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
Brazil’s has attracted considerable attention among low and middle income countries for the way it has successfully combined economic and social policies to reduce poverty, inequality, and social exclusion. The emergence of larg...
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ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR)
Based at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) with nodes at the Australian National University (ANU) and The University of Sydney, CEPAR produces research on population ageing. The ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) is a collaboration bringing together academia, government and industry to address one of the major social challenges of the twenty first century.
Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN)
The Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN) is composed of volunteer grandmothers and grand-others from across Canada. It acts as a Canadian voice for Africa’s sub-Saharan grandmothers who are caring for AIDS-orphaned children, and works for changes in Canadian policies to improve their quality of life.
Open-ended Working Group on Ageing, United Nations (UN OEWGA)
The Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing was established by the United Nations' General Assembly in 2010. The working group will consider the existing international framework of the human rights of older persons and identify possible gaps and how best to address them, including by considering, as appropriate, the feasibility of further instruments and measures.
Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People
The Global Alliance aims to reach out to older people in all regions of the world to ensure their voices are heard by UN member states nationally, regionally, through UN institutions, UN Commissions and the UN General Assembly. The Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People supports the creation of international and regional human rights instruments as powerful tools for strengtheni...
Social Protection Floor (SPF)
A Social Protection Floor (SPF) is the first level of a comprehensive national social protection system. It is comprised of: universal access to essential services (such as health, education, housing, water and sanitation and other services, as nationally defined) social transfers in cash or in kind, to ensure income security, food security, adequate nutrition...
The Journal of Aging in Emerging Economies (JAEE)
(JAEE) is an online, peer-refereed forum for increasing understanding of human aging and for improving the services provided to later-life adults. It is the only journal that deals specifically with ageing issues in emerging economies. The JAEE offers a platform for high quality research on ageing. JAEE is published online biannually in January and July by the Department of Sociology at Kent State...
Journal of Aging Research
Peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles, review articles, and clinical studies related to all aspects of ageing.
Ministry of Development Planning and Cooperation, Government of Malawi
The Ministry of Development Planning and Cooperation is Malawi Government's main planning agency responsible for national economic and development planning, and monitoring and evaluation of socio-economic issues in the country. Its main mandate is to provide professional advice and technical support to Government and the public on economic and social policy development and management so as to achi...
University of Western Australia
Asia-Pacific Intergovernmental Meeting on the Second Review and Appraisal of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, 2012
Review of Madrid Plan of  Action on Ageing
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