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European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations (2012): European Implementation Assessment

Written by Jan Tymowski Executive summary Viewing an ageing European society as both a challenge and an opportunity, the European Union declared 2012 as the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations. The Decision adopted by the European Parliament and Council in September 2011 established the objectives, content of measures, and the budget for this initiative. … Continue reading

Older people in Europe: EU policies and programmes

Older people are assuming a greater importance in the European Union as both their numbers and their proportion of the population increase due to the ageing of the population. The European Union (EU) and its Member States have adopted a number of policies and programmes that affect older people directly or support them in various ways. Discrimination on the … Continue reading

Ageing population: projections 2010 – 2060 for the EU27

Ageing of the European Union (EU) population has a major impact on society and in terms of economics. A decreasing birth rate and an increase in life expectancy are expected to transform the shape of the EU’s age pyramid and also raise the median age. In the 50 years from 2010 to 2060, the population … Continue reading

Active ageing at work: the employers’ point of view

In the context of the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations 2012, the European employers’ organisations BUSINESSEUROPE, CEEP and UEAPME, supported by the European Commission, have developed a project on age management policies in enterprises across Europe. The final synthesis called “Employers’ Practices for Active Ageing” was published in December 2012. The … Continue reading

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