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Bilbao


Bilbao

Committed To Becoming More Age-Friendly

Bilbao  Spain
Print this page City population: 34627831 % over 60Joined Network in 2011

GOALS:

  1. Generate processes of community participation.
  2. Changes in the different jurisdictional areas of the municipality to improve the quality of life of its citizens.
  3. Tapping the potential represented by older people in civic life.

CITY DEPARTMENTS INVOLVED:

  • Social Action Services
  • Citizens care, Participation and Districts
  • Traffic, Transportation and Environmental Affairs
  • Culture
  • Basque and Education
  • Equality, Cooperation, Coexistence and Revelry
  • Youth and Sports
  • Works, Services, Rehabilitation and Urban Public Space
  • Human Resources Management
  • Urban Planning
  • Health and Consumer
  • Public Safety
  • The Mayor’s Office (Press and Communication and Acknowledgement and Awards)
  • Quality and Assessment

KEY EXTERNAL PARTNERS INVOLVED:

  • Facilitating commission consisting of members of an elderly association.
  • Service suppliers (Care assistants, Home-help service …).

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS OR ACTIVITIES TO DATE:

1st STAGE: PLANNING 2010-2011: Qualitative Diagnostics and Research

  • Presenting the conclusions of the Research to the Community (mass media) in general and to the participants in particular (12 September 2011)
  • Signing the “Dublin Declaration” ( 27-29 September 2011)

2nd STAGE: PLANNING 2010-2011: ACTION PLAN B+60 IBILBIDEA 2012-2014

  • Presenting the Action Plan to the community, as well as the newly- created actions already implemented that were reported by the media (29 April 2013)
  • Bilbao joins the IMSERSO Committee of Experts regarding the Global Network of the Age- Friendly Cities Program (October 2013)

3rd STAGE: EVALUATION 2014-2015

  • Delivery of the final report of the Steering Indicator Guide for Age Friendly Cities of the WHO- KOBE (31 March 2015)

FUTURE PLANS 2015-2016
Preparing the 2nd Action Plan


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