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The UNECE Working Group on Ageing has been engaged in developing the guidelines and policy recommendations to address the population ageing issues in the UNECE member States. Though non-legally binding, these instruments provide guidance and help to harmonize policy measures for addressing challenges and opportunities of population ageing in the region. 

The following are policy guidelines on population ageing:
1. 2017 Lisbon Ministerial Declaration – A Sustainable Society for All: Realizing the potential of living longer (2017)
2. Series of Policy Briefs on Ageing with good practice examples (issues 1-19, 2009-2017)
3. Road map on Mainstreaming Ageing in Georgia (2015)
4. 2012 Vienna Ministerial Declaration – Ensuring a Society for All Ages: Promoting quality of life and active ageing (2012)
5. Road Map for Mainstreaming Ageing: Republic of Moldova (2012)
6. Road Map for Mainstreaming Ageing in Armenia (2011)
7. León Ministerial Declaration – A Society for All Ages: Challenges and Opportunities (2007)
8. Regional Implementation Strategy for the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (2002)


As of 1 December 2017