Monday, October 23, 2017

MIPAA 3rd Review and Appraisal - Lisbon Ministerial Conference on Ageing - September 2017

MIPAA, the Madrid International Plan of Action on Aging of 2002, which was adopted by the 2nd World Assembly on Ageing, is still the leading policy document in the field of aging - on the global level.
Unlike VIPAA, the Vienna plan of action of 1982, MIPAA introduced a review and appraisal process in order to follow up its implementation evaluate its impact. The first review of MIPAA concluded in 2008, and the second review concluded in 2013.
In 2015 the third review started and it will be concluded in 2018.
During the month of September this year a Ministerial Conference on Ageing: A Sustainable Society for All Ages: Realizing the Potential of Living Longer - in Lisbon, Portugal.
This meeting was very constructive and with various documents submitted and produced, including NGOs forum and declarations.
Here is the link to the Ministerial Declaration
This is yet another development  - slow - but yet dynamic movement which eventually will mature to a new convention for human rights of older persons.....

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