ASEM Global Ageing Center

History

2021
  • We have 12
    • issued periodic report 『ISSUE FOCUS: Fall/Winter 2021, Old Age Poverty and the Rights of Older Persons』
    • issued a policy research report 『A Comparative Study of ASEM Partners' Pension Policy』
  • 11
    • issued periodic report 『ISSUE FOCUS: Special Edition 2021, Best Practices in South Korea for Promoting the Human Rights of Older Persons』
    • hosted the 4th Policy Forum on the Rights of Older Persons on 『Old Age Poverty Ⅱ』
    • designed and delivered 『Training on the Human Rights of Older Persons』 subsequent to the 20th Informal ASEM Seminar on Human Rights
  • 10
    • established the online platform 『ASEM Global Campaigns for the Human Rights of Older Persons』
    • hosted the 1st ASEM Forum on Human Rights of Older Persons: Present and Future on 『Protection of the Human Rights of Older Persons in Emergency Situations』
  • 09
    • hosted the 3rd Policy Forum on the Rights of Older Persons on 『Old Age Poverty Ⅰ』
  • 06
    • issued periodic report 『ISSUE FOCUS: Spring/Summer 2021, Elder Abuse and the Rights of Older Persons』
    • hosted the 2nd Policy Forum on the Rights of Older Persons on 『Tension and Complementarity between Senior Welfare and the Human Rights of Older Persons』
  • 04
    • launched the Committee for Policy Forum on the Rights of Older Persons and hosted the 1st Policy forum on 『International Trends in the Discourses on the Human Rights of Older Persons』
  • 03.
    • launched 『Talking about the Human Rights of Older Persons』
  • 02.
    • co-hosted the 20th Informal ASEM Seminar on Human Rights 『Human Rights of Older Persons』 with ASEF, NHRCK, MOFA
2020
  • 12.
    • been designated as a Public Service-related Organization of Korea
    • issued a policy research report on 『Foundational Study to Develop an Ageism Index for ASEM Partners』
    • developed human rights education materials for older persons 『UN Principles for Older Persons Activity Cards』
    • issued the AGAC special edition 『COVID-19 and Korea’s Responses to Protect the Elderly』
  • 11.
    • established the AGAC Advisory Committee
    • established the AGAC Expert Group
    • launched the Steering Committee for 『 Policy Forum on the Rights of Older Persons』
  • 07.
    • issued the 1st periodic report 『ISSUE FOCUS』
  • 06.
    • co-hosted a webinar 『Older Persons, Communities and COVID-19』 with UNESCAP, UNFPA and HelpAge International
  • 05.
    • held 『Lecture Series on Human Rights and Older Persons』 (eight meetings, May-October)
  • 01.
    • welcomed Ms. Eun Hee CHI (the former Minister of Gender Equality and Family of ROK) as the 2nd Executive Director
2019
  • 12.
    • signed an MoU with the Korean Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics
  • 11.
    • participated in an awareness-raising campaign on ageing at the 2019 Seoul International Care Expo
    • co-hosted 『International Seminar on the Impact of Digital Transformation on the Ageing Society』 with Friedrich Naumann Foundation
    • issued a policy research report on 『Domestic Elder Abuse and Family Caregiving Support System』
    • issued a policy research report on 『 Hate Speech against Older Persons』
  • 10.
    • co-hosted 『the 4th ASEM Conference on Global Ageing and Human Rights of Older Persons』 with NHRCK and EU
    • issued a policy research report on 『Emotional Health Support System for Older Persons』
    • issued a policy research report on 『Best Policies and Practices of Dementia』
  • 06.
    • co-hosted a Seminar 『the Right to Self-Determination in Admission to and Discharge from Nursing Home Facilities』 at the National Assembly with Hye-young Won, a member of the National Assembly of ROK
  • 05.
    • co-hosted a Jeju Forum session 『Asia towards a Society for Integration and Inclusion: beyond Hatred and Discrimination』 with NHRCK
  • 04.
    • signed an MoU with the Korean Convalescent Hospital Association
  • 02.
    • signed an MoU with the Korean Association of Long-term Care Center for Senior Citizens
  • 01.
    • signed an MoU with the Korean Association of Senior Welfare Centers
2018
  • 12.
    • issued a policy research report 『A Study of Human Rights-Based Improvements for the Long-Term Care Service System: the Right to Self-Determination in Admission to and Discharge from Nursing Home Facilities』
  • 10.
    • signed an MoU with the Korean Federation of Senior Welfare
  • 09.
    • co-hosted 『the 3rd ASEM Conference on Global Ageing and Human Rights of Older Persons』 with NHRCK
  • 06.
    • held the opening ceremony (June 26)
  • 01.
    • welcomed Mr. Hong Jae IM (the former ROK ambassador to Vietnam) as the 1st Executive Director
2016
  • 07.
    • been endorsed to be established in Seoul at the 11th ASEM Summit