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2017

7th Programme on Gerontology in collaboration with the National Fund of Social Security (CNSS – Tunisia) and the Tunisian Association of Gerontology (ATUGER), Sousse, Tunisia

INIA in collaboration with Caisse Nationale de Securite Sociale (C.N.S.S.) and the Tunisian Association of Gerontology (ATUGER), organised the 7th in-situ programme in Tunisia. The programme in Gerontology, which was attended by twen... Read More

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April 2017

In-Situ training programme in Gerontology and Geriatrics, in collaboration with the Institute of Bioregulkation and Gerontology, St. Petersburg, Russia

Prof. Marvin Formosa lectured on Gerontology during an in-situ programme held by INIA in collaboration with INIA’s Satellite Centre in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation.  The programme on Gerontology and Geriatrics was held betwee... Read More

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March 2017

The 4th Annual International Geriatrics & Gerontology Conference Cairo, Egypt

The International Institute on Ageing, United Nations-Malta (INIA), in collaboration with Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt organized the 4th Annual International Geriatrics and Gerontology conference on Care of critically ill elderly. The con... Read More

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January 2017

Short term programme in Gerontology and Geriatrics

A short term programme in Gerontology and Geriatrics was held at the Qawra Palace Hotel, Qawra, Malta, between the 8-20 January 2017. This programme was carried out in collaboration with INIA and the Beijing Civil Affairs Bureau (BCAB). Dr. ... Read More

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In-Situ Training Programme in Gerontology, Wanling City, Zheijiang Province, People’s Republic of China

In collaboration with The Support and Nursing Committee for the Elderly, China (SNCE), the International Institute on Ageing, United Nations-Malta (INIA), organized an in-situ programme in Gerontology in Wanling city, Zheijiang Province, People’s R... Read More

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December 2016

2nd IAGG Africa Region Conference

Dr Marvin Formosa, INIA’s Director participated in 2nd Africa Regional Conference on Long-term care systems for Africa: Setting Agendas. The conference was organized by the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG), from 6-8 December 20... Read More

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December 2016

In-Situ Training Programme in Geriatric Medicine, Nairobi, Kenya

The International Institute on Ageing, United Nations-Malta (INIA), held an in-situ training programme in collaboration with the South African Geriatrics Society in Nairobi, Kenya. The programme in Geriatric Medicine, which was held at the African po... Read More

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November 2016

International training programme on Policy Formulation, Planning, Implementation and Monitoring of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, MALTA

The international training programme on Policy Formulation, Planning, Implementation and Monitoring of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing was held at Hotel Plevna in Sliema, Malta from the 14 – 25 November 2016. It was officially opened by Dr... Read More

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October 2016

Courtesy visit to INIA, by the Speaker of the House of Representatives

On the occasion of the United Nations 26 celebration of the International Month of Older Persons, Speaker of the House of Representatives Hon. Angelo Farrugia has today paid a visit to the International Institute on Ageing, United Nations – Malta, INIA.

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October 2016

International Collaborative agreement between INIA and CHA University, Republic of Korea

A Memorandum of understanding (MoU) was held between the International Institute on Ageing, United Nations -Malta (INIA) and CHA University, whereby both parties agreed on mutual collaboration and to organise training programmes on ageing so as to increase the capa... Read More

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October 2016

In-Situ training programme in Gerontology & Geriatrics – Minsk, Belarus 

The International Institute on Ageing, United Nations-Malta (INIA), held an in-situ training programme in collaboration with the UNFPA Belarus on Gerontology & Geriatrics. The in-situ programme was held in Minsk, Belarus, between the 10 -12 October 2016, with the ... Read More

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September 2016

International Collaborative agreement between INIA, and KACH, South of Korea

A Memorandum of understanding (MoU) was held between the International Institute on Ageing, United Nations -Malta (INIA) and the Korean Association of Converging Humanities, South Korea (KACH) whereby both parties agreed on mutual collaboration and to organise trai... Read More

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September 2016

2016 UNFPA Executive Training Course on Population, Ageing and Development   

A UNFPA Executive Training Course on Population, Ageing and Development, organised by Charles University, Faculty of Science, Department of Demography and Geodemography in collaboration with UNFPA and INIA was held in Malta between the 24 September till the 7... Read More

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September 2016

In-Situ training programme in Social Gerontology – Quezon City Manila, the Philippines  

The International Institute on Ageing, United Nations - Malta, in collaboration with the Philippine Society for Gerontology and Geriatrics (PSGG) organised an in-situ programme on Gerontology and Geriatrics in Quezon City, Manila, Philippines. th... Read More

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August 2016

International Collaborative agreement between INIA, the IPPM and UPM

A Memorandum of understanding (MoU) was held between the International Institute on Ageing, United Nations -Malta (INIA) and the Malaysian Research Institute of Ageing (IPPM) and Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) whereby all parties agreed on mutual collaboration and t... Read More

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August 2016

Four Decades of Universities of the Third Age – An International Perspective

Dr. Marvin Formosa, INIA's Director and Director, Department of Gerontology, University of Malta, delivered a Public Lecture on the 10 August 2016, titled 'Four Decades of Universities of the Third Age - International Perspective'. The lecture was organised by the Int... Read More

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August 2016

In-Situ training programme in Gerontology, Geriatrics and Gerotechnology – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The International Institute on Ageing, United Nations-Malta (INIA), held an in-situ training programme in collaboration with the Malaysian Research Institute on Ageing, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) on Gerontology, Geriatrics and Gerotechnology. Th... Read More

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‘In-situ’ training programme on Gerontology and Geriatrics in Nanjing, China

The first in-situ training programme for 2016 was held in collaboration with Jiangsu Civil Affairs Department and Zhongshan College, Nanjing, China. The in-situ programme on Gerontology’ was held between 11th – 14th January ... Read More

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December 2015

‘In-situ’ training programme in Gerontology and Geriatrics, China.

In collaboration between The Support and Nursing Committee for the Elderly, China (SNCE), INIA organised an in-situ programme in Gerontology and Geriatrics, from the 6-12 December 2015 in Beijing, China. The programme was attended by 30 Chinese Offic... Read More

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November 2015

Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), Malta.

INIA’s Director Dr. Marvin Formosa has been invited by the CHOGM Headquarters to speak at the people’s forum on the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA) and the Commonwealth countries. The Commonwealth People’s forum (CPF) is the largest gathering of civil society organisation... Read More

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November 2015

International training programme on Policy formulation, planning, implementation and Monitoring of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, Plevna Hotel, Sliema, Malta.

The programme in Policy Formulation, Planning, Implementation and Monitoring of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing was organised in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA),  at Hotel Plevna in Sliema, Malta from ... Read More

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October 2015

Programme on Geragogy

INIA’s Director Dr. Marvin Formosa co-ordinated and lectured during the International Training Programme in ‘Geragogy: Teaching and learning in the third age’, organised by the Gerontology Unit, Faculty for Social Wellbeing, University of Malta. Lecturing also on the programme was Research and... Read More

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October 2015

Courtesy Visit by Her Excellency Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca to the International Institute on Ageing, United Nations-Malta (INIA)

On the occasion of the United Nations 25th Anniversary of the International Day of Older Persons: Sustainability and Age Inclusiveness in the Urban Environment, H.E. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca paid a visit to the International Institute on Ageing, United Nations-Malta (INIA). INIA’s Director Dr. M... Read More

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October 2015

The Presidents Foundation’ Launch of Ageing with Dignity Forum (Malta)

The Presidents Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society, launched its latest Fora on 'Ageing with Dignity’ on 1st October 2015. This was set up in order to offer a platform for older people and also to build bridges between the grassroots’ experience and academia. This Forum s... Read More

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September 2015

Book Launch on ‘Ageing and later life in Malta: Issues, policies and future trends’ by Dr. Marvin Formosa

The International Institute on Ageing, United Nations-Malta (INIA), launched another publication from its series of books on Ageing. The latest publication is on ‘Ageing and later life in Malta: Issues, policies and future trends’, authored by Dr. Marvin Formosa who is also the Director of INIA.... Read More

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September 2015

The 2015 UNFPA Executive Training Course on Population, Ageing and Development.

The 2015 UNFPA Executive Training Course on Population, Ageing and Development was organised by Charles University Prague, Czech Republic in collaboration with United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the International Institute on Ageing, United Nations-Malta (INIA). The programme which was held ... Read More

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September 2015

‘End of Life Seminar’

INIA’s Director Dr. Marvin Formosa co-ordinated a Seminar on ‘End of Life’ in collaboration with Parliamentary Secretariat for Persons with Disability and Active Ageing, Malta. The seminar was held at a private residential home, Casa San Paolo, Qawra on 18th September 2015. Research and Progra... Read More

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September 2015

‘In-Situ’ training programme in Manila, The Philippines

The International Institute on Ageing, United Nations-Malta (INIA), organised an ‘in-situ’ training programme on ‘Gerontology and Geriatrics’ in Manila, The Philippines 7th – 11th September 2015. The programme was held in collaboration with The Philippine Society of Gerontology and Geriatr... Read More

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September 2015

Collaboration agreement between INIA and the Philippine Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology (PSGG)

A Collaboration agreement between INIA and the Philippine Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology (PSGG) was signed on 7th September 2015. Both parties agreed to collaborate on the exchange of information and technical assistance in the various fields of ageing. Agreement has also been reached to orga... Read More

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September 2015

The Culture of Ageing: A Multifaceted project

During the month of September, the International Institute on Ageing, United Nations- Malta (INIA), took part in a collective exhibition and lecture programme organised during ‘The Culture of Ageing: A multi-faceted project’ as part of the Valletta International Visual Arts Festival (VIVA). The ... Read More

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July 2015

The United Nations Sixth Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing, New York, USA

INIA’s Director Dr. Marvin Formosa attended the United Nations Sixth Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWG), at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, USA. The Working Group considered the existing international framework of the human rights of older persons and identified gaps and how b... Read More

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July 2015

Presentation of Book on Ageing

INIA’s Director Dr. Marvin Formosa and Dr. Charles Scerri, editors, presented the book on ‘Population Ageing in Malta: Multidisciplinary Perspectives’ to Her Excellency Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta and to Hon. Dr. Joseph Muscat, Malta’s Prime Minister. ‘Population Ageing ... Read More

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June 2015

Training for staff at Government run care homes for older persons

INIA’s Research and Programme Manager Rosette Farrugia-Bonello, lectured on ‘Activities for persons with Dementia’ and on ‘Dementia friendly design and assistive technology’ during a European funded training programme on Dementia Awareness. The programme was tailor-made for care staff empl... Read More

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June 2015

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD)

In order to commemorate the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Hon. Dr. Justyne Caruana, Parliamentary Secretary for Rights of Persons with Disability and Active Ageing, and the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Michael Cassar paid a courtesy visit to the International Institute on Ageing, United Nations-Ma... Read More

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May 2015

International Conference on Population Aging and Longevity

The International Institute on Ageing, United Nations-Malta (INIA) in collaboration with the International Expert Committee on Population Ageing and Longevity (IECPAL), organised the 4th International Conference on Population Aging and Longevity. The Conference was held between 19th – 21st May at ... Read More

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May 2015

INIA’s 7th International Board meeting

The Seventh International Meeting of the International Institute on Ageing, United Nations - Malta (INIA) took place between the 14 and 15 May 2015. The Board Meeting was chaired by Mr. Wu Hongbo, United Nations’ Under-Secretary-General for Social and Economic Affairs. The Board members present in... Read More

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May 2015

Training Programme on Health Promotion, Quality of Life and wellbeing in Malta

The International programme on Health Promotion, Quality of Life and Wellbeing was held at the Qawra Hotel in Malta between 4th – 15th May 2015.  Seventeen participants attended the programme. These hailed from Bangladesh, Belarus, China, Georgia, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Malta, Moldov... Read More

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April 2015

VII Conference on Ageing for Latin America and the Caribbean (COMLAT), Belem, Brazil.

INIA’s Research and Programme Manager Rosette Farrugia-Bonello participated in the VII conference on Ageing for Latin America and the Caribbean (COMLAT), held on 9th – 11th April, 2015. The conference on ‘Scientific Innovation, sustainability and Ageing’, was held in Be... Read More

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April 2015

International Seminar on Ageing Active Index organized by UNECE and EU, Brussels, Belgium

Two INIA officials - Research and Programme Manager Rosette Farrugia-Bonello and Research and Programme Officer Christian Vella, attended an International Seminar on ‘Ageing Active Index and its potential: Building an evidence base for Active Ageing Policies’. The Inter... Read More

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April 2015

Agreement with Zhongshan College, China

INIA’s Director Dr. Marvin Formosa signed an agreement with Mr. Chen Yi, Board Chairman at Zhongshan College for an annual training programme in Gerontology and Geriatrics for the period 2015 – 2018.

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April 2015

‘In-Situ’ Training Programme in Beijing, China

The second ‘in-situ’ training programme for 2015 was held in collaboration with the Beijing Civil Affairs Bureau (BCAB), People’s Republic of China. The ‘in-situ’ programme on ‘Gerontology and Geriatrics’ was held between 30th March – 3rd April 2015. Thirty-two ... Read More

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February 2015

Satellite Centre Agreement

INIA’s Director Dr. Marvin Formosa signed an agreement for a Satellite Centre for Eastern Europe with Professor Vladimir Khavinson, Director at St. Petersburg Institute of Bioregulation and Gerontology and with Dr. Vladimir Serpov, Director, St. Petersburg City Medical and Social Geriatric Centre.... Read More

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February 2015

Long-term social care and de-institutionalisation Public hearing, Brussels, Belgium.

INIA’s Research and Programme Manager Rosette Farrugia-Bonello attended an EU Public hearing on ‘Long-term social care and de-institutionalisation’ in Brussels, Belgium.

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February 2015

Courtesy Visit to Chinese Ambassador to Malta H.E. Mr. Cai Jinbaiao

INIA’s Director Dr. Marvin Formosa and Research and Programme Manager Rosette Farrugia-Bonello met with the Chinese Ambassador to Malta H.E. Mr. Cai Jinbaiao at the Chinese Embassy. Both sides exchanged views on strengthening co-operation on the issue of ageing. Dr. Formosa introduces the role and... Read More

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February 2015

Start-up weekend on ‘Ageing Population’, Brussels, Belgium

INIA’s Research and Programme Manager Rosette Farrugia-Bonello participated during a Start-Up weekend in Brussels, Belgium on ‘Ageing Population’. The Start-Up was organised by ‘Start-up Brussels’, Impulse Brussels and the European Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing (EAHSA). ... Read More

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January 2015

‘In-Situ’ Programme in Nanjing, China

The first ‘in-situ’ training programme for 2015 was held in collaboration with Jiangsu Civil Affairs Department and Zhongshan College, Nanjing, China. The ‘in-situ’ programme on ‘Gerontology’ was held between 5th – 9th January 2015. Forty participants, all profess... Read More