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

Date: 
10 Sep 2012 to 12 Sep 2012
Location: 
Bangkok, Thailand

The Asia-Pacific Intergovernmental Meeting on the Second Review and Appraisal of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing will be held from 10 to 12 September 2012 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok. The Meeting is being convened in pursuance of Commission resolution 67/5 on full and effective implementation of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing in the Asia-Pacific region.

A decade after the adoption of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, the Meeting will serve as a key regional platform for reviewing the achievements in the implementation of the Madrid Plan of Action and the remaining challenges in preparation for and adapting to an ageing future. The outcome of the Meeting will represent the Asia-Pacific input, which will contribute to the global review to be conducted in early 2013 under the auspices of the Commission for Social Development.