News and events

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.

Mobility Scouts & healthy ageing
Positive media echo in the Netherlands

An article on our Mobility Scouts project has been published in “De Stentor”. Enjoy reading (in Dutch)

Author: Sander Grootendorst, photo by Zutphens Persbureau


Mobility Scouts on air (again)!

Our Mobility Scouts partners Laura Christ and Inger Luijten were interviewed for the regional radio. Listen in and learn more about the ideas in the Netherlands.

Wir suchen Dich! Foto-Projekt “Alter in Bewegung” in Hanau

Im Rahmen von Mobility Scouts wird in Zusammenarbeit mit der Initiative “Menschen in Hanau” und dem Seniorenbüro Hanau das Foto-Projekt “Alter in Bewegung” umgesetzt. Nähere Infos findet Sie hier.



Mobility Scouts at Municipality I in Rome

Mobility Scouts partners Sergio Andreis and Angela Pagano from Lunaria attended a meeting organized by Rome´s Municipality I and  – together with other civil society NGOs discussed the revision of the Municipality´s Social Policies Plan.

Emiliano Monteverde, the Municipality I Social Policies Counsillor, supports the Mobility Scouts project and the idea to carry out some mobility projects in his Municipality.

European Mobility Week 2017

In 2017 EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK will be held under the theme of clean, shared and intelligent mobility, as encapsulated by the slogan ‘Sharing gets you further’. In 2017, EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK invites local politicians and the public to experience the benefits of shared mobility. Read more