The role of the European Union as a global human rights actor

As part of the 14th session of the United Nations’ Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing (UN OEWG), AGE Platform Europe is co-organising, together with BAGSO, the German National Association of Senior Citizens’ Organisations, and the Federal Republic of Germany, a side event exploring the role of the EU to promote the human rights in older […]

Empowering National Experts of AccessibleEU: Collaborating with Disability Organisations & Organisations of Older People

AccessibleEU is co-organizing, together with AGE Platform Europe and the European Disability Forum (EDF), a webinar aimed to empower national experts of AccessibleEU to collaborate with organisations representing the interests of persons with disabilities and older people, providing them with useful tools and knowledge. The webinar is intended to national Experts of AccessibleEU, Members of […]

AGE Annual Conference 2024 – Writing the next chapter for Age Equality in the EU

AGE Annual Conference 2024 Writing the next chapter for Age Equality in the EU 12 June 2024, 9:15-13:30 Hotel Park Inn Radisson Martelarenlaan 36, 3010 Leuven, Belgium

AGE ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2024Register to attend online! Across the EU, age discrimination remains one of the most pervasive forms of unequal treatment. Despite its harmful consequences and the growing share of the population it affects, age discrimination is the most socially accepted and the least legally protected ground of discrimination. The European elections in 2024 […]

AGE Barometer

AGE Barometer assesses on a bi-annual basis the socio-economic situation of older people across the EU and how this situation underpins the respect of their human rights.

Call for information on existing navigation systems for older people with cancer

AGE Platform Europe is a partner to the EU NAVIGATE project which aims to improve the quality of life of older adults with cancer. The project evaluates the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a Navigation Intervention (NavCare-EU) for older cancer patients and their family caregivers in different health care systems in Europe based on the existing […]

Brussels Urban Summit 2023 explored answers to global challenges

With the ageing of the population, adapting our urban environments to support the social inclusion and participation of older people will be a major challenge in the years to come. We attended the Brussels Urban Summit 2023 to share AGE work as part of the EU-funded URBANAGE project.

Mentoring Across Borders – Info Day in English

The Mentoring Across Borders project, in which AGE Platform Europe is a partner, is looking for participation from any organisation or older person interested in mentoring activities to support younger people. Have you already been involved in mentoring activities? Would you like to be? Do you want to discover best practices for a successful mentoring […]

International Conference on Integrated Care focussed on participatory approaches

AGE participated in the 23rd International Conference on Integrated Care (ICIC23) in May to discuss some highlights of interest for older people and promote our work as part of the Horizon2020 project “ValueCare”.   With the overarching theme ‘Care in action: how to work together, a participatory approach’, the conference brought together from 22 to […]

AGE Regranting 2023 – Discover the selected projects

Ahead of the elections of the European Parliament in 2024, AGE launched a call for proposals to align the commitments of MEP candidates to AGE proposal for a European strategy for age equality. Find out more about the three granted projects. This call for proposals was addressed to AGE full members to: organise meetings, debates, […]

Interested in intergenerational mentoring? Join the project ‘Mentoring across Borders’

AGE participates in the EU-funded project ‘Mentoring Across Borders’ and invites organisations and people interested in mentoring to join the online info session of the project on 25 July at 10:00 CEST. Sharing skills Mentoring Across Borders (MAB) aims to support the educational, professional and personal development of people by developing an intergenerational, cross-border mentoring […]

AGE members and EU stakeholders feed into policy recommendations on palliative care

On 14 March 2023, AGE organised a workshop in partnership with the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) to discuss the policy recommendations of the InAdvance project with AGE members and EU stakeholders.  The policy recommendations aim to create awareness of the need to provide earlier palliative care to older people who need it. They […]

eHealth – SHAPES workshop shares encouraging results from project pilot sites

AGE supported the organisation of the 7th SHAPES Dialogue Workshop which showcased the results of the project pilot sites and governance model in the use of digital technologies for healthy ageing. The EU funded SHAPES project (Smart and Healthy Ageing through People Engaging in supportive Systems) aims to foster healthy and independent ageing in supporting […]

Joint Factsheet on inclusive payment methods

Together with BEUC – the Consumers’ Voice at EU level, we have published a joint factsheet on inclusive payment methods. In this document we outline the various factors preventing consumers from using digital payment methods and provide recommendations to address them.

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