EVENTS:

The Actuarial Profession, Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QJ, 16:30, 11 December 2007

A seminar featuring new research on how individuals perceive and respond to 'social risks', and discussion on how public policy should respond.

Risk is inherent in the choices and decisions that individuals make in multiple aspects of...

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The Actuarial Profession, Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QJ, 16:30, 28 November 2007

The increasing proportion of very old people in the population means that how to 'age well', even in later old age, is now an important issue for policymakers and researchers, as well as for older people themselves.

This debate began...

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Admiralty House, 26 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2WH, 17:00, 19 November 2007

An event to launch a new discussion paper called 'Towards Lifetime Neighbourhoods: Designing Sustainable Communities For All.

This event was organised jointly by the ILC-UK and Communities & Local Government to launch a new discussion paper considering the...

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BT Centre, 81 Newgate Street, London, EC1, 09:30, 16 October 2007

A one day conference looking at human rights and equality in an ageing world

Coinciding with the launch of the Commission for Equality and Human Rights, this conference debated issues around human rights and ageing in a global context.

The conference asked various questions,...

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House of Lords, 14:00, 15 October 2007

How can human rights contribute to developing policies to tackle health inequalities?

Many regard access to healthcare as a human right. However health status is actually affected by multiple factors, including socio-economic determinants. This symposium reviewed how social and economic factors affect...

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Grand Committee Room, House of Commons, 18:00, 15 October 2007

In partnership with Help the Aged, this event explored the practical measures that politicians can take to promote the human rights of older people.

In partnership with Help the Aged, the ILC Alliance held an event in Parliament to explore what practical steps politicians can...

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The Actuarial Profession, Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QJ, 16:30, 17 September 2007

How should the Government respond to changing patterns in asset accumulation among different generations? What do the diverse financial experiences of different cohorts mean for society?

Government policy on asset accumulation in the last...

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The Abbey Centre, 34 Great Smith Street, Westminster, SW1P 3BU, 15:00, 22 May 2007

Is there a problem and should Government respond?

Background:
Remaining in your own home until you choose to move is a right that most people take for granted. Given the emotional ties and personal histories of most family homes, it is not surprising that...

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The Actuarial Profession, Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn, WC1V 7QJ, 16:00, 21 March 2007

How should the Government sell Personal Accounts and what should its retirement savings message be?

A panel of guest speakers explored issues around the second Pensions White Paper, and specifically proposals for auto-enrolment into Personal Accounts,...

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