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Closing conference of the European Year of Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations 2012

Organised by the EESC Coordination Group Conference - Brussels, Belgium

The European Union is experiencing a challenging demographic change, with an increasing number of senior citizens. This situation raises questions in a number of social and economic areas, but also represents opportunities for new social, economic and technological developments.

The closing conference of the EESC Coordination Group of the European Year 2012 will give the EESC Members having worked on the topics of this European Year the opportunity to share their conclusions of the EU Year with decision-makers and stakeholders.

Topics to cover include:

  • Healthy ageing and the needs of older citizens
  • Changing the image of age – Changing the learning paradigm
  • Older people's involvement and participation in society
  • Humanising the working conditions of older workers
  • The IC technologies' contribution to active and healthy ageing  
  • Adequate, safe and sustainable pensions

When? 3 December 2012 from 10:00 to 13:00
Where? EESC Building - Room JDE 62