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Reinforcing Social Equity: Mainstreaming Ageing Issues in the Process of Development Planning in the ESCWA Region, Social Policy Brief, No. 4

E/ESCWA/SDD/2011/Technical Paper.2
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This brief was issued in 2012, on the occasion of the second review and appraisal of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA). It emphasizes the need to integrate ageing issues into development plans, in order to advance the cause of social justice in ESCWA member countries. The brief aims to disseminate information on the links between ageing and other trends affecting the region, the implications of population ageing for ESCWA member countries, and the challenges faced by the elderly population of the region as identified by both MIPAA and the Arab Plan of Action on Ageing to the Year 2012.