Contact Person
First Name: 
Family Name: 
Minister of the Presidency of the Principality of Asturias (Spain)
E-mail address:
Phone number (Numbers only, please include your country international dialling code after the +): 
+34 985 10 68 10
General Information
Complete name of the applicant institution/organisation in original language: 
Gobierno del Principado de Asturias
Translation of the complete name of the applicant institution/organisation in English: 
Regional government of the Principality of Asturias
Official address of the institution/organisation: 
Calle Suárez de la Riva
Street, number: 
Post Code: 
SpainGobierno del Principado de Asturias
Current affiliation
The European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy aging: 
The WHO Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: 
An affiliated member of the WHO Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: 
The WHO European Healthy Cities Network: 
The signatories of the 2013 Dublin Declaration on Age-Friendly Cities and Communities in Europe: 
Type of organisation
Type of organisation: 
Regional authority (region, province, county, etc.) » Ordinary member
Additional information
size of our total population: 
1061756 inhabitants
Percentage of residents above the age of 60: 
23 %
We are already working on: 
TransportationHousingSocial participationRespect and social inclusionCivic participation and employmentCommunication and informationCommunity support and health servicesOutdoor spaces and buildings
Building on the previous information, please provide a brief summary (250-300 words) of your city or community's policies, programmes and services targeted at older people and how you are planning to make your community more age-friendly. If your application is successful, this summary will be published on the Covenant's website: 

El objetivo último de los programas, prestaciones y servicios destinados a este grupo de población es procurar las mejores condiciones de vida y de convivencia. Apoyos en el hogar.- Existen subvenciones y ayudas económicas para adecuar las viviendas particulares a las necesidades de las personas...

If you have already developed a strategy or action plan to make your city or community more age-friendly, please upload it (in original language if not available in English): 
Microsoft Office document icon Estrategia_Envejecimiento_Activo_2002682_ 20022996 .doc
Engagement of older people: how are you engaging and involving older people in the process of becoming a more age-friendly city or community? (E.g. Seniors Council, focus group, open consultation, etc.): 

Consejo de Personas Mayores del Principado de Asturias Created by Decreto 56/2001. Link:...

Cross-sectoral collaboration: What mechanisms have you/are you planning to put in place to facilitate collaborative planning and implementation between different departments of the local administration and across sectors?: 

Consejo Asesor de Bienestar Social Created by Ley 1/2003 de Servicios Sociales, artículos 35 a 38. Link:...