City in Focus: Geneva, Switzerland
In 2007, the City of Geneva (the administrative council) engaged in the project of “Age-Friendly Cities”. The same year, Geneva published its own report, ‘Geneva-friendly city’, that summarized the results…Read more
The Global Network for Age-friendly Cities and Communities is pleased to celebrate the admission of its 600th member: Hamilton, New Zealand. Hamilton is also the first city to join from New Zealand. Hamilton joins 599 other cities and communities from 38 countries around the world, representing over 190 million people.
The Network aims to stimulate and enable cities and communities around the world to become increasingly age-friendly. It seeks to do this by inspiring change by showing what can be done and how it can be done; connecting cities and communities worldwide to facilitate the exchange of information, knowledge and experience; and supporting cities and communities to find appropriate innovative and evidence-based solutions. Bring your city or community into the Network today!
MENTOR-AFE: Age-friendly Environments Mentorship Programme
The World Health Organization and the International Federation on Ageing are excited to announce the launch of MENTOR-AFE – a mentorship programme to strengthen leadership in age-friendly environments. If you are an emerging or current leader in age-friendly cities and communities that would benefit from further skill development or an expert interested to give back then MENTOR-AFE may be for you. Applications for both mentees and mentors are now open, and close 30 May 2018. Click here for information on the programme and how to apply.