HelpAge Asia-Pacific Regional Conference 2018 "Family, Community and State in Ageing Societies"
HelpAge Asia-Pacific Regional Conference 2018 on “Family, Community, and State in Ageing Societies” 23-26 October in Tehran.
ESCAP is co-sponsoring the HelpAge Asia-Pacific Regional Conference 2018, which is co-organized by HelpAge Asia and the Pacific, the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran, and UNFPA. Population ageing is having profound impacts on societal dynamics in the Asia-Pacific region. The functions of the family, communities and Governments are changing rapidly. The conference will review how different the impacts of ageing reinforce each other and how the roles of families, communities and Governments will have to be re-examined.