2017 – IFA Annual General Meeting

Posted on July 21st, 2017 by Greg Shaw under Blog, News

In accordance with Section 4 of the corporation’s bylaws members of the International Federation on Ageing are advised of the Annual Members Meeting to be held at:

Bridgepoint Health

1 Bridgepoint Drive, Toronto, ON M4M 2B5





Date: Tuesday 15th August 2017  Time: 9.30am  Location: Executive Board Room, Level 2 – Administration Bldg.

Provisional Agenda

1. Welcome, apologies and approval of the agenda Mr. Hastrup
2. Approval of the Minutes of Annual Meeting 2016  
3. President Report Mr. Hastrup
4. Presentation of Audited Financial Statement Mr. Shaw
5. Report from the Chair, Nominating Committee Dr. Hirst
6. Date of next Annual Meeting T.B.A

Important Note

The 2017 Annual Members Meeting and Meeting of the Newly Elected Board at Bridgepoint Health, also the new headquarters for the IFA since July 2017.

Bridgepoint, which is part of Sinai Health System, is an internationally recognized, 464-bed rehabilitation and complex care hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto. Bridgepoint is the single largest organization in Canada to focus exclusively on research, care and teaching for people with complex health conditions.

Please forward additional agenda items to Dr Jane Barratt at jbarratt@ifa-fiv.org by the 8th of August 2017, and to ensure that members can be accommodated, please indicate your attendance.

REMINDER to REGISTER – Intergenerational Dialogues on the Sustainable Development Goals

Posted on July 19th, 2017 by Kate MacRae under News

The United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI) in partnership with the NGO/DPI Executive Committee is co-hosting an event titled “Intergenerational Dialogues on the Sustainable Development Goals” at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City on 1 August 2017. The IFA’s Dr. Jane Barrett will be presenting during the event.

Registration is now open and will close on Monday, 24 July 2017.

To learn more about how to register, click here.

For a full event programme, click here.

United Nations – Eighth Session of the Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing, 5-7 July 2017

Posted on June 29th, 2017 by Kate MacRae under News

Dear Participants of the Eighth Session of the Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing,

Please find below important details regarding your attendance at the 8th working session of the Open‐Ended Working Group on Ageing from 5 to 7 July 2017. For more information about the session, click here.


  1. Please bring your letter of confirmation (which can be downloaded online here once your representatives are approved) and your government issued photo identification (passports, state issued driver’s license and similar documents) to facilitate the issuance of your Temporary Grounds‐Pass. No other documents will be accepted.
  2. Registration will take place in the United Nations Pass and ID office located at 320 East 45th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues), New York on the 5 and 6 July from 9am ‐ 12:30pm.
  3. Wear your Temporary Ground‐Pass with you all times.
  4. Please be aware that NO printing services will be provided in the UN building. Please prepare and bring all your documents with you to the OEWG including copies of your oral statements.

If you have any further questions, contact ngo@un.org.

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