Hugh

Contact Person
Title: 
Mr.
First Name: 
Hugh
Family Name: 
O'Connor
Position: 
CEO
E-mail address: 
hugh@agefriendlyireland.ie
Phone number (Numbers only, please include your country international dialling code after the +): 
00353 1 2226266
General Information
Complete name of the applicant institution/organisation in original language: 
Age Friendly Ireland
Translation of the complete name of the applicant institution/organisation in English: 
Age Friendly Ireland
Official address of the institution/organisation: 
Age Friendly Ireland
Street, number: 
3 Palace Street
Post Code: 
D02 T277
City: 
Dublin
Country: 
IrelandAge Friendly Ireland
Current affiliation
The European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy aging: 
No
The WHO Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: 
Yes
An affiliated member of the WHO Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: 
Yes
The WHO European Healthy Cities Network: 
No
The signatories of the 2013 Dublin Declaration on Age-Friendly Cities and Communities in Europe: 
Yes
Type of organisation
Type of organisation: 
Formal network of local and/or regional authorities » Full member
Additional information
size of our total population: 
4800000 inhabitants
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: 

http://agefriendlyireland.ie/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/AW_AgeFriendly_S...
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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.): 

Through the setting up of Older People's Councils in every Local Authority area.
Older People’s Council: Representative groups of older people, established by local authorities in response to the National Positive Ageing Strategy (2013), through which older people can raise issues of...

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?: 

Through the establishment of an Age Friendly Alliance in every Local Authority area
Age Friendly Alliance: High level cross-sector group, often chaired by the local authority Chief Executive, whose member agencies form an overarching strategic partnership to develop and oversee the...

We are already working on: 
TransportationHousingSocial participationRespect and social inclusionCivic participation and employmentCommunication and informationCommunity support and health services