EU-Project: Promoting Age-Friendly Development

Goals & Activities

The overall objective is to have effective mainstreaming ageing into EU and member state development policies and programs to accelerate progress towards EU poverty reduction objectives and MDGs. This action focuses on developing the capacity of the HelpAge EU Network of Affiliates to collectively engage in a stronger policy dialogue with EU instututions at country and European levels. This action will support a deeper integration of EU Affiliates into wider HelpAge global network, strengthening their international development cooperation experience and the voice of the network in engaging in a dialogue with EU institutions on development and ageing issues. 

Specific Objective

A strong HelpAge EU Network with the capacity and advocacy skills to act as a strategic and expert civil society platform and to engage effectively in policy dialogue with the EU institutions, member states and the non-state actors on global ageing and development.