Global Symposium on Ageing

KOSTAT-UNFPA Joint Work Project

  • The KOSTAT-UNFPA joint work project is five-year project (2015-2019) between KOSTAT and UNFPA on global ageing research. Activities include comprehending global ageing states and analyzing political and economic influence on social cost to establish joint international action.
  • The two parties jointly collaborated on the successful debut of the 2017 Global Symposium on Ageing and the preparation of the stocktaking report for MIPAA+15 which will be reported to the UN commission for social development.
  • The following projects will be carried out to complete the joint work project: building a knowledge base, analyzing data and data sources, organizing a preparatory committee, encouraging partnerships among the public and private sectors, as well as researching policies for health, pensions, welfare, housing, transportation, enabling supportive environments for older persons, and related social costs.

Global Symposium on Ageing, Seoul 2017

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October 23-24, 2017


Lotte Hotel, Seoul, Korea

Programme - Global Ageing Symposium (as of October 17, 2017)

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Date Time Contents
Older Persons and
Advancing Health and
Well-being into Old Age
Implementing an
Enabling Environment
Monday, October
23, 2017
08:30-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:30 Opening Ceremony
09:30-10:30 Plenary 1.
Ageing: The big picture
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 High Level Round Table 1:
Ageing: A celebration, a challenge, a reality
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-13:50 Session 1-1.
Future of work in ageing societies
Session 2-1.
Health promotion and wellbeing of older persons
Session 3-1.
Changing household and family structure
15:00-15:20 Coffee Break
15:30-16:30 Session 1-2.
Active participation of older persons
Session 2-2.
Ageing and changing burden of disease
Session 3-2.
Ageing in place and age-friendly cities
17:00-18:00 Break
18:00-19:00 Welcome reception
19:00-20:30 Gala Dinner
Tuesday, October
24, 2017
08:30-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:30 Session 1-3.
Vulnerabilities, poverty and income security
Session 2-3.
Health systems and long-term care
Session 3-3.
Rights, violence and discrimination
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 High Level Round Table 2:
Ageing: Regional and country perspectives
12:30-13:30 Lunch Lunch Session 1:
Lunch Session 2:
Exchange with Parliamentarians
13:30-13:50 Coffee Break
13:50-15:00 Cross-cutting 1.
Private sector: What’s in the pipeline?
Cross-cutting 2.
Data on older persons
Cross-cutting 3.
Exchange with Parliamentarians
15:20-15:30 Break
15:30-16:30 Plenary 2.
Chairman’s Statement
16:30-17:00 Closing Ceremony
17:00-18:00 Free evening


  • Global Symposium on Ageing Concept Note Download
  • Ageing in the Twenty-First Century: Korean version for the executive summary Download