Ageing Expert Group Meeting Session 2: Ageing in the global development agenda

VODCAST - 25 February 2019 Expert Group Meeting Session 2


The Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) of the United Nations, the International Institute for Applied System Analysis (IIASA), and Chulalongkorn University, in collaboration with the Economic Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), organized an international expert group meeting entitled “Measuring population ageing: Bridging Research and Policy”, 25-26 February 2019, Bangkok, Thailand.  

Chair: Sabine Henning, ESCAP


  • Presentation 1: Conceptual considerations for measuring ageing in the context of MIPAA and Agenda 2030
    Amal Abou Rafeh, Division for Inclusive Social Development/DESA
  • Presentation 2: The Titchfield City Group on Ageing
    Storey Angele, Office of National Statistics, United Kingdom; Titchfield City Group on Ageing
  • Presentation 3: Leaving no one behind – Measurement Issues
    Patricia Conboy, HelpAge International
  • Presentation 4: The Interregional Approach of Measuring Population Second Session on Aging in the Global Development Agenda
    Keisuke Nakashima, Kobe City University of Foreign Studies

More information and presentation slides:


Sergei Scherbov

Project Leader

World Population

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IIASA Project

Reassessing Aging from a Population Perspective (Re-Aging)

Aging demographic data sheet 2018

Russian Demographic Data Sheet 2019


Gietel-Basten S, Saucedo SEG, & Scherbov S (2020). Prospective measures of aging for Central and South America. PLOS ONE 15 (7): e0236280. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0236280.

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