News and events

EU Final Event in Brussels

49 participants from 14 EU countries participated in the Mobility Scouts EU Final Event in Brussels on the 5th of June 2018. Read more

Mobility Scouts Final Event in Brussels

To discuss good examples of age-friendly communities and exchange experiences gained in partner countries, Mobility Scouts partners and AGE Platform Europe kindly invite you to the Mobility Scouts European Final Event:

Mobility Scouts European Final Event

Brussels, 5 June 2018, 13.30 – 17.30

Hosted by the Committee of the Regions (Room JDE 53)


Please find the program here. Participation is free of charge, but participants themselves should cover any expenses related to travel, accommodations and allowances. Considering the limited number of seats in the meeting room and safety regulations in the Committee of the Regions, we kindly ask you to register here.

A successful National Networking Event in Italy

The National Networking Event – with the title Cambiamenti climatici, politiche di mobilità e qualità dell’aria nelle grandi città italiane (Climate changes, mobility policies and air quality in the Italian big cities – has been organized in cooperation with Kyoto Club and its Sustainable Mobility Working Group and took place in Rome on the 16th of February 2018.

Rome Mobility Scouts participants and partners as well as local, regional and national mobility decision-makers and companies have taken part and during the event details of the Mobility Scouts activities have been shared and the Mobilitaria 2018 Report, prepared as part of the Mobility Scouts project, has been presented and discussed.

All event presentations, as well as the Mobilitaria 2018 Report, are available here.

Inspiring start of the Mobility scouts Training Vienna!

The first workshop of the Mobility Scouts Training in Austria was a big success. A very heterogenous group of 14 participants started their adventure “Mobility Scout”! The next workshop will take place soon.




European Commission announces sustainable mobility award nominees

The European Commission revealed the finalists of the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Award and the Award for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP). The EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Award showcases local authorities that demonstrate significant efforts in promoting sustainable urban mobility, while the SUMP Award recognises outstanding sustainable urban mobility planning. Interested in who is nominated? Have a look here.

Round table discussion in Kaunas initiated by Mobility Scouts

On February 8th, 2018 a round table discussion initiated by Mobility Scouts took place in Kaunas Municipality meeting room. The roundtable was the highlight of Mobility Scouts small project ‘Participation in decision making for age-friendly public transport’. Read more


AFEdemy Study Tour AGE-Friendly Ireland Feb 18

The Academy on Age-Friendly Environments in Europe B.V is pleased to announce its first Study tour to Age Friendly Ireland. The mission is to support and increase the capacity of regional, local and community stakeholders to design, implement and monitor age friendly environments (AfE) policies, practices, places and programs. Interested? Please have a look at the program and further details here.

Final Workshop in Zutphen

Mobility Scouts in Zutphen are very active and share their ideas for an age-friendly environment. On the 7th of December 2017 the final workshop will take place. Good luck for your activities!



14th Global Conference on Ageing

In August 2018, the International Federation on Ageing will be hosting its 14th Global Conference on Ageing in Toronto, with one of the four Conference themes being Combating Ageism.

To learn more about the 14th Global Conference on Ageing, and the theme of Combating Ageism, please visit

International Day of older persons 2017

The International Day of Older Persons on 1st of October is an opportunity to highlight the important contributions that older people make to society and raise awareness of the joys and challenges of ageing in today’s world.