Asia-Pacific Intergovernmental Meeting on the Fourth Review and Appraisal of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing

July 20, 2022
Bangkok, Thailand

On the 20th anniversary of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA), JCIE, represented by Momoko Abe (program officer) and Yojiro Ishii (senior associate), participated in a meeting to review and appraise the action plan, which has provided policy directions for building societies for all ages with a focus on older persons and development; health and well-being in old age; and creating enabling environments.

Throughout the three days, there were a number of side events held alongside of the main review meeting. JCIE, together with HelpAge International co-hosted a side event titled “Older People Associations (OPA) Development in Asia.” Highlighting the work of two Grand Prize winners of the 1st Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation (HAPI) program, HelpAge International in Vietnam and the Foundation of Older Person’s Development (FOPDEV), Abe commented on the role OPAs play in improving older person’s lives, even in resource-limited settings.

Learn more on the AHWIN website