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First official meeting of the Titchfield City Group on Ageing and Age-disaggregated Data

Date
From 26th June 2018 to 27th June 2018
Venue
University of Chichester, England

 

 

 

 

 

 

On 9 March 2018, during its 49th session, the United Nations Statistical Commission endorsed the proposal to establish a Titchfield City Group on Ageing and Age-disaggregated data.

Useful background, from the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, explains the journey to the first meeting.

The first meeting of the Titchfield Group was held on 26-27 July 2018 at Chichester University, to scope the work programme for the next five years. Sixty-five participants attended from National Statistical Offices, UN agencies, civil society and academia.

Here is the report of the first meeting of the Titchfield City Group on Ageing.

Tweets at #TCGAgeing

Presentations

Individual presentations are available in the tabs below. Some presentations did not include slides.

Topic Lead
1.     Welcome and opening remarks John Pullinger, UK National Statistician
2.     Ice breaker Sarah Crofts, Office for National Statistics
3.      The journey so far – to include the work prior to TCGA to where we are now Verity McGivern, HelpAge International

Asghar Zaidi, London School of Economics and Political Science

4.     Continuing the journey so far – country example on the Multi-Indicator Survey on Ageing (MISA) in sub-Saharan Africa. Amal Abou Rafeh, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
5.       Outcome of UNSC – highlights of discussion, recommendations and expectations. Serge Kapto, United Nations Development Programme
6.       Presenting groups and introducing the afternoon session. Sarah Crofts, Office for National Statistics, and session leads
7.    Workshop exercise in groups – see Workshop exercise strands All
8.       Country examples of new and interesting work related to ageing Perianayagam Arokiasamy, India

Rieko Hayashi, Japan

Ngaire Coombs, UK

Asghar Zaidi for Iran

Eunkoo Lee, South Korea

Topic Lead
9.       Welcome and short recap of previous day Richard Pereira, Office for National Statistics
10.  Lessons learned from other city groups Elena De Palma, Washington Group
Malene Almeida, Praia Group
11.    Group session (prepare for plenary) All
12.     Plenary, starting with group presentations Richard Pereira, Office for National Statistics
13.     Continuation of plenary Richard Pereira, Office for National Statistics
14.  Proposal for working together, including Steering Group membership and Terms of Reference (to be endorsed by the Steering Group) Sarah Crofts, Office for National Statistics
15. Proposal for communication / stakeholder strategy, including the reporting process Lara Phelan, Office for National Statistics
16.  Continuation of communication / stakeholder strategy Lara Phelan, Office for National Statistics
17.  Closing remarks, including next steps (clarification of leads) and proposals for hosting the 2019 meeting Richard Pereira, Office for National Statistics

Steering group work strand proposals

Group Topic(s)
A – Leaders

 

Asghar Zaidi, London School of Economics and Political Science

and

Arcelia Breceda Solis, INEGI, Mexico

Assessment of current evidence, including recommendations and barriers (such as age-caps). This will also include the development of a tool to form the baseline for this assessment.

Horizon scanning / future needs of data users (including how well do we anticipate the current evidence meets these needs?)

B – Leaders

Omar Seidu, Ghana Statistical Service

and

Ritu Sadana, World Health Organisation

Conceptual and analytical framework for comprehensive information on older adults, including data sharing and knowledge translation efforts within countries.

Review / analysis of SDGs and collaboration with IAEG-SDGs, city groups, Household Survey group.

C – Leaders

Reiko Hayashi, National Institute of Population & Social Security Research, Japan

and

Angele Storey, Office for National Statistics

Standardisation and harmonisation guidelines.

Good practice for sharing data, including development of a platform for sharing information.