Sunday, July 5, 2009

Apply for UN (INIA) Course on Demographic Aspects of Population Ageing

As for the past 15 years, the International Institute on Ageing, United Nations – Malta (INIA), in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund, will be organising an International Training Programme in the Demographic Aspects of Population Ageing and its Implications for Socio-Economic Development, Policies and Plans. The programme is going to be held in Malta, between 23 November and 4 December 2009.


BACKGROUND

Populations are ageing in an unprecedented manner. Over 70% of the older people will be in the Developing Countries,where the number of older people will more than double in the next two decades.They will require new policies and infrastructure - changes that must be based on demographic data and projections.


WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE
Potential course candidates should be:
a) Working in the areas of planning and/or research at population level in their country or in an academic national or
international organisation
b) Having a very good working knowledge of English (including computer software in English)
c) Be literate in computers with good working knowledge of Excel or similar software
d) Working in an ageing related field.


Closing date for applications is 15 September 2009.


Read in detail and Apply:
http://silverinnings.blogspot.com/2009/07/demographic-aspects-of-population.html




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