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UNECE MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE ON AGEING 2017

REALIZING THE POTENTIAL OF LIVING LONGER

21 - 22 September 2017

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WELCOME
MESSAGES
ANTÓNIO COSTA
PRIME MINISTER OF PORTUGAL
EN PT
OLGA ALGAYEROVA
EXECUTIVE SECRETARY OF THE UNECE
EN PT
JOSÉ ANTÓNIO VIEIRA DA SILVA
MINISTER OF LABOUR, SOLIDARITY, AND SOCIAL SECURITY OF PORTUGAL
EN PT
SPEAKERS
Alexandre Sidorenko Senior Advisor, European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research
Ann-Kristin Boström ENCELL, the Nacional Centre for Lifelong Learning
Bjørn Einar Halvorsen Special Adviser, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
Boris Majcen Director, Institute for Economic Research, Slovenia
Christl Kvam State Secretary in the Norwegian Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
Ekaterina Antipova Head of Department, Belarusian State University
Elke Ferner Parliamentary Secretary of State, Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
Gulnara Minnigaleeva Founder of Wisdom Ripening/NGO, Russian Federation
Heinz Koller ILO Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia
John Beard Director, Ageing and Life Course Departmen, WHO
José Pereira Miguel Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon
Joshua Collet Vice-President, AARP
Miguel Ángel Valero Duboy Director, State Reference Centre for Personal Autonomy and Technical Aid, IMSERSO
Montserrat Mir Roca Confederal Secretary, European Trade Union Confederation
Natasa Todorovic Red Cross of Serbia
Nuno Biscaya BusinessEurope representative
Olga Algayerova Executive Secretary of the UNECE
Pascal Froudiere Deputy Head of Department of European Affairs
Sarah Harper Co-Director of the Oxford lnstitute of Population Ageing, University of Oxford
Stefano Scarpetta Director of Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD
Tine Rostgaard Danish lnstitute for Local and Regional Government Research
Vitalija Gaucaite Wittich Chief of Population Unit, UNECE
Agnieszka Chlon-Dominczak Warsaw School of Economics
Dirk Jarré President, EURAG
Ebbe Johansen Vice-President, AGE Platform Europe
Erika Winkler Chair of the UNECE Working Group on Ageing
Giovanni Lamura National lnstitule of Heallh and Science on Ageing
Jim Daly Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People
Kai Leichsenring Executive Director, European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research
Marianne Thyssen Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, European Commission
Mónica Ferro Director, UNFPA Geneva office
Stela Grigoras Minister of Health, Labour and Social Protection
PROGRAMME
THU 21.SEP
FRI 22.SEP
7h45-19h00
Accreditation
8h20-9h00
Auditorium VIII
Side event
Breakfast talk on Global Campaign to Combat Ageism, WHO/UNECE
9h00-9h20
OPENING
Mr. José António Vieira da Silva, Minister of Labour, Solidarity, and Social Security of Portugal
Mr. Adalberto Campos Fernandes, Minister of Health of Portugal
Mrs. Olga Algayerova, Executive Secretary of the UNECE
9h20-9h30
Adoption of the agenda and election of the Chair and Vice Chair
9h30-9h40
Assessing the human rights implications of the implementation of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA)
Mrs. Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, The Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons (video message)
9h40-10h00
Launch of the UNECE Synthesis Report on the implementation of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing in the UNECE region (2012-2017)
Mrs. Vitalija Gaucaite Wittich, Chief of Population Unit, UNECE
10h00-10h30
Keynote Speech
Achieving a Sustainable Society for All Ages: Global goals require national and local action
Mr. Heinz Koller, ILO Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia
10h30-11h00
Coffee Break
10h40-11h00
hall, level 1
Side event
Opening of Poster exhibition
11h00-12h30
Expert Panel I
Recognizing the Potential of Older Persons
12h30-13h00
H.E. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of the Republic of Portugal
13h00-14h30
Lunch Break
13h10-14h20
Terrace
Auditorium VI+VII
Parallel side events
Active Ageing Index: Ways to realize the potential of living longer, UNECE
Equity for all ages: Lessons from the region, UNFPA EECARO/UNECE
14h30-15h50
Expert Panel II
Encouraging Longer Working Life and Ability to Work
15h50-16h20
Coffee Break
16h00-16h15
hall, level 1
Side event
Better statistics for ageing, UNECE
16h20-17h50
Expert Panel III
Ensuring Ageing with Dignity
17h50-18h00
Closing of the first day
Main messages from the expert panels: wrapping-up
THU 21.SEP
FRI 22.SEP
9h00-9h30
Opening of the Ministerial Segment
Mr. José António Vieira da Silva, Minister of Labour, Solidarity, and Social Security of Portugal;
Mr. António Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations (video message);
Mrs. Olga Algayerova, Executive Secretary of the UNECE
9h30-9h40
Presentation of the main elements of the draft Ministerial Declaration
Mrs. Erika Winkler, Chair of the UNECE Working Group on Ageing
9h40-11h15
Panel discussion between Ministers and Civil Society representatives
Recognizing the Potential of Older Persons: Intergenerational perspective
10h30-11h15
Press Conference
Mr. José António Vieira da Silva, Minister of Labour, Solidarity, and Social Security of Portugal
Mrs. Olga Algayerova, Executive Secretary of the UNECE
Mrs. Marianne Thyssen, Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, European Commission
11h15-11h45
Coffee Break
11h15-11h30
Level 0. Stairs
Family photo
11h45-12h00
Presentation of the NGO Declaration and Research Community Declaration
12h00-13h30
First Ministerial Roundtable
Encouraging Longer Working Life and Ability to Work
13h30-15h00
Lunch Break
13h30-14h45
Auditorium VIII
Side event
Ageing and disability – policy challenges to social services planning and delivery, Nacional Rehabilitation Institute
15h00-16h30
Second Ministerial Roundtable
Ensuring Ageing with Dignity
16h30-16h50
Adoption of the Ministerial Declaration
Stating priorities for furthering the implementation of the UNECE RIS/MIPAA
16h50-17h00
Closing
PRESS
INFORMATION & DOCUMENTS
NOTAS DE IMPRENSA Conferência UNECE “A sustainable society for all ages: Realising the potential of living longer”
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NOTAS DE IMPRENSA Portugal recebe Conferência Internacional das Nações Unidas A sustainable society for all ages: Realising the potential of living longer
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