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Ageing, Development and Social Protection

  • Date: 8 - 9 Apr 2002
  • Location: Room N107-N108, North Buidling, IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
  • Speakers: Cynthia Hewitt de Alcántara, Peter Lloyd-Sherlock, Paul Johnson, Ana Amélia Camarano, Vladislav Bezrukov, Du Peng, Martha Chen, Tetsuo Ogawa, Armando Barrientos, Di McIntyre, Nélida Redondo, Cristina Gomes da Conceição, Verónica Montes de Oca Zavala, Nana Apt, John Knodel, Chanpen Saengtienchai
  • Project Title: Ageing, Development and Social Protection

Monday 8 April 2002


>> Opening Session

· Welcome remarks – Cynthia Hewitt de Alcántara, Deputy Director, UNRISD

· Introduction: Ageing, development and social protection: A research agenda - Peter Lloyd-Sherlock

>> Session One. Development trajectories, social change and well-being in later life

· Long-term historical changes in the status of elders: Britain as an exemplar of advanced industrial countries - Paul Johnson

· Brazilian ageing: Differences in well being by rural-urban areas - Ana Amélia Camarano

· The impact of transition on older people in Ukraine: The look into a future with hope - Vladislav Bezrukov

· Potential consequences of population ageing for social development in China - Du Peng

· Widowhood and ageing in India - Martha Chen