News and Resources
News and Resources
The International Federation on Ageing (IFA) is an international, non-governmental organization (NGO) with a unique membership base comprising government, NGOs, academics, industry, and individuals in over 70 countries. Now over 45 years old, the IFA has become known as a leading and innovative organization that works across disciplines and sectors toward common goals that improve the lives of older people. Through the IFA’s formal relations with the World Health Organization (WHO) and general consultative status at the United Nations and its agencies, the IFA is in the position to advocate directly with member states and contribute to and inform intergovernmental dialogue.
IFA VoltAGE E-News
Wise Words comes in a number of formats including blogs and videos. Hear from experts on current trends and the issues impacting older people from across the globe in the IFA’s continued efforts to shape and influence policy.
The International Federation on Ageing (IFA) works to be a global point of connection to experts and expertise as a means to help influence and shape policy related to older people and population ageing.
The IFA “virtual expert centre,” features thought leaders and special experts in policy, research and practice in fields associated with population ageing. This platform is an opportunity for agencies and people in the field of ageing to use experts as a source for growth and also to connect more strongly with one another. Expert Centre provides the power to create engaging Spotlight posts that highlight expert insights on the current population ageing news cycles, high-profile sector topics and upcoming events. Expert insights bring credibility and engagement to help journalists find topic experts on the IFA database that is accessible to more than 15,000 newsrooms through our partnerships with media organizations such as The Associated Press and Dejero.
Supporting ongoing efforts to raise awareness of the issues experienced by older people globally, the IFA works with experts and partner organizations to provide a variety of webinars on population ageing subject matter with all webinars being recorded and publicly available. Topics include: WHO/Age-Friendly Environments; Addressing Inequalities of Older LGBTQI People; Adult Vaccination Priorities; United Nations International Day of Older People and Post-IFA Conferences Education Series.
The IFA actively seeks publication materials and reports that is of interest to those supporting the development of policy and programs that improve the lives of older people. If you have publications/reports that would benefit our global readership of service providers, academics and policy makers please contact Mr Greg Shaw at firstname.lastname@example.org today for the information to be included on the IFA website.
Join the IFA YouTube channel to view videos on subjects including: Combating Ageism; Age-Friendly Environments; Long Term Care; Fostering Health Ageing; Addressing Inequalities; Applied Technology and general IFA updates. If you have recent videos that you feel should be added to the IFA playlist please contact Mr Wayne Nguyen at WNguyen@ifa.ngo
IFA Mailing List
Thank you for joining the International Federation on Ageing (IFA) mailing list. We look forward to updating you on the latest activities and developments in the area of ageing from around the world. We welcome contributions from members and colleagues.