FORUM 9 - Ageing Policy and Research in the New Member States


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Bucharest, Romania


This European Forum is dedicated to the development of research capacity in the ageing field in the New Member States of the EU.  The aim of the meeting is to exchange experiences and discuss and share good practice relating to ageing research and ageing policy from around Europe.  

Co-hosted by the European Research Area in Ageing and UEFISCDI, the Romanian Executive Agency for Higher Education and Research Funding, the event has four objectives:

  1. To engage representatives from the NMS in discussion about ageing research in Europe
  2. To introduce participants to the work of ERA-AGE, FUTURAGE and other European initiatives
  3. To learn about ageing in the New Member States
  4. To share good practice

The programme mixes plenary presentations with panel and group discussions.


The event is fully funded and places are open to stakeholders from the New Member States.  To register or for more information please contact


Please download the event poster, programme and presentations below.  A final report will be made available during January 2012.

Related Files

FORUM 9 - 28 November 2011(8)

Alan Walker, University of Sheffield, Coordinator ERA-AGE

European collaboration in ageing research: ERA-AGE 2 and FUTURAGE

PDF, 1.5 MB Walker - Forum 9.pdf

Asghar Zaidi, European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research

Ageing and Ageing Policy in the New Member States

PDF, 1.3 MB Zaidi - Forum 9.pdf

Jean-Marie Robine, INSERM, France

EHLEIS – European Health and Life Expectancy Information System

PDF, 930 KB Robine - Forum 9.pdf

Uldis Berkis, Latvian Council of Science

Latvian Council of Science in Capacity Development of Ageing Research

PDF, 552 KB Berkis - Forum 9.pdf

Michel Tuchman, CNAV, France

Research programme 2009-2013

PDF, 222 KB Tuchman - Forum 9.pdf

Norman Fisch, FNR, Luxembourg

Building Research Capacity In Luxembourg

PDF, 346 KB Fisch - Forum 9.pdf