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Organizations, Networks and Cooperation Platforms

1. World Health Organization (WHO)

WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends. WHO takes action in many topics, such as: Ageing, AIDS, Cancer, Climate Change, Disabilities, Food Safety, Gender, Globalization, Health Policy, Intellectual Property, Labour, Life Expectancy, Maternal Health, Mental Health, Nutrition, Poverty, Refugees, Substance Abuse, Violence and many others.

2. Global Action on Ageing (GAA)

Global Action on Aging (GAA) is a non-profit organization with a special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council founded in 1994. GAA, based in New York, reports on older people's needs and potential within the global economy. It advocates by, with and for older persons worldwide. The organization carries out research on critical emerging topics and publishes the results on its website. GAA staff and interns research aging policy and programs, both in the US and worldwide on subjects such as income support, health access and human rights.

3. Fédération Internationale des Associations des Personnes Agées (FIAPA)
La FIAPA, Fédération Internationale des Associations de Personnes Agées est née le 26 septembre 1980 à PARIS. Organisation Internationale Non Gouvernementale (OING), elle est dotée du statut consultatif général auprès de l'ONU, au niveau le plus élevé. Elle travaille en étroite collaboration avec l'UNESCO dans le secteur de la culture et l'éducation, ainsi qu'avec l'OMS. Sur le plan Européen, la FIAPA est l'un des 5 membres du groupe consultatif auprès de l'Union Européenne à Bruxelles. Fondatrice de la Plate-forme Européenne des Personnes Agées (AGE) dont elle a assuré la présidence la première année et dont elle assure depuis le poste de Trésorier.