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The Active Ageing Index — Potential for Evidence-Based Policy Development. A Dialogue with Policymakers, 14 November 2014, Brussels

The meeting brought together various stakeholders — policymakers, academia and civil society — and discussed possibilities of the AAI use at international, national and subnational levels. Here you can find a number of speeches and presentations given at the meeting


Renata Bagatin, Regional Assembly of Friuli Venezia Giulia Autonomous Region, Welcome speech (in Italian, English version to follow)

Asghar Zaidi, University of Southampton, Presentation of the Active Ageing Index

Marianne van den Berg, DG SANCO, European Commission, European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing

Sylvia Beales, HelpAge International, Global AgeWatch Index 2014

Mikkel Barslund, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) on behalf of MpPAct, The AAI, impact of active ageing strategies and links to MoPAct

Marzena Breza, Ministry of Labour and Social Policy of Poland, Active ageing policy approach in Poland for 2014-2020

Sergio Murillo Corzo, Biscay Provincial Government, Active Ageing Index: monitoring ageing policy in Biscay

Anette Björnsson, DG EMPL, European Commission, The European Social Fund. Active Ageing Index?

Peer Review: The Active Ageing Index and its extension to the regional level (Kraków, 15–16 October 2014)

Web-site of the Peer Review

Synthesis report

Active Ageing Index in the wider EU policy perspective by Ralf Jacob, European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion

Host country paper by Marzena Breza, Ministry of Labour and Social Policy of Poland; and Jolanta Perek-Białas, Warsaw School of Economics and Jagiellonian University Cracow

Discussion paper by Kasia Karpinska and Pearl Dykstra, Erasmus University Rotterdam