The Covenant repository displays notable examples of innovative solutions for age-friendly environments in Europe. Its objective is to exchange knowledge, foster synergies and contribute to the scaling up of these initiatives.

You may already consult below a list of existing initiatives, covering the 8 domains of WHO age-friendly environments strategy: housing, transport, community services & health services, outdoor spaces & buildings, social participation, respect & social inclusion, civic participation & employment, communication & information. Do not hesistate to consult the guidance available here.

Do not hesitate to submit your own initiative(s) as well to share it/them with our large network and get in touch with potential partners. To make it easier for you, a guidance document is available here.

Spain WHAT IS SIMPLIT? SIMPLIT is a new certificate which attests that a product is simple, practical and user-friendly. It guarantees that products have been developed with a design based on elderly people, fostering an increase in the quality of the...Citizen's initiativeResearch/educational settingRead more
The Netherlands NEDERLAND GroningenThe GAAS project has four building blocks: (1) Tailoring of the project; (2) Recruitment of physically underactive older people; (3) Bonding (encourage social cohesion) and empowerment of participants; (4) Bridging (encourage social participation)...Advocacy organisationCitizen's initiativePrimary health care providersOtherPrimary health care providersPhysiotherapistRead more