1st Council on Ageing which will be held on 20-22 February 2019 in Ankara, under the auspices of the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey for the first time.
The main themes of the 1st Council on Ageing, as announced by the President of Turkish Republic H.E. Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in his speech at United Nations General Assembly on September 25, 2018, will be “supporting active ageing” and “strengthening the rights of the elderly”.
Inauguration of the 1st Council on Ageing will be commenced with an opening ceremony on February 20, 2019 at Convention and Culture Center of Presidency of Republic of Turkey. Program of the 1st Council on Ageing will continue in Ankara Green Park Hotel on 21-22 February 2019.
The commissions within the scope of the 1st Council on Ageing will continue their studies under six topics including “Active Ageing“, “Care Economy”, “Elderly Care Services and Quality of Life”, “Age-Friendly Cities and Local Governments”, “The Rights of Older Persons” and “Economics of Ageing”. The Council will be closed on February 22, 2019, Friday following the declaration of Council recommendations .