The UNECE Population unit works to promote policy dialogue among the UNECE Member states on various facets of demographic change in Western and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia, as well as Canada, Israel and the United States of America, with a particular focus on ageing as well as on the relationships between generations and between the genders. Its activities support the implementation of United Nations Plans of Action, strategies and other agreements on population issues. It contributes to better-informed policymaking by organizing programmes of data collection and research.
Articles and press releases
International Day of Older Persons - Performance by British dance group Magic Movers - Wednesday 1st October 2014 - Read More
World Population Situation in 2014: Realizing population and development commitments beyond 2014 (Special Session of the UN General Assembly to follow up on the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development - 22 September 2014)
CALL FOR PAPERS for the International Seminar "Building an evidence base for active ageing policies: Active Ageing Index and its potential"
ESSAY CONTEST: Ageing in Georgia
ESSAY CONTEST: "Ageing in Georgia": and the winners are...
Bureau of the Working Group on Ageing demands that population ageing be considered in the UN post-2015 development agenda
Generations and Gender Programme discussed at International Population Conference in Busan
UNECE Regional Conference "Enabling Choices: Population Priorities for the 21st Century
Assessing global progress towards implementation of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing
Consortium Board of the “Generations and Gender Programme” discusses blueprint for future development
Following up on the 2012 Vienna Ministerial Declaration on Ageing
Active Ageing in CIS Countries: Semantics, Challenges, and Responses. Article by Dr. Alexandre Sidorenko and Prof. Asghar Zaidi, European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research, Vienna (Austria), and Centre for Research on Ageing, Social Sciences, Southampton University (UK)