21st International Congress of Universities of the Third Age
Project at a glance
Dates and Place02 - 05 October 2002, Geneva, Switzerland
University of Geneva, Dufour Building
International Association of Universities of the Third Age (AIUTA).
This biannual conference is an opportunity to meet and exchange ideas for all those dealing with the well being and continued training of older persons.
Its 21st edition focused on three general areas, drawn from the Charter of the Earth (Rio de Janeiro 1992). Leading to nine more closely defined subjects, the conference invited participants to develop action plans applicable to the activities of their local organizations.
Citizenship (position of the individual in society)
It implies an ethical stance and solidarity, rights and responsibilities.
What action should be taken, in your sphere of influence, on the following subject?
Safeguarding the diversity of local cultures. How to protect:
Information is the basis of our knowledge of people and things. Incorrect information adversely affects our understanding of people and facts.
What system would permit:
To facilitate discussion, the conference participants looked at the following 5 questions for each of the topics.
Taking your local conditions into account:
Volunteering Opportunities5 volunteer interpreters recruited by ICVolunteers covered:
Posted: 2002-9-29 Updated: 2006-5-19