Portuguese Network on Smart, Healthy and Age-Friendly Environments INTERNATIONAL EVENT + WORKSHOP

18th June 2019

The Portuguese Network on Smart, Healthy and Age-Friendly Environments will hold an INTERNATIONAL EVENT + WORKSHOP on June 28th, at CCDR Algarve, in Faro.

The meeting will be attended by Joan Martin, Executive Director of the Louth County Council (the first age-friendly county in Ireland) and President of the European Covenant on Demographic Change (affiliated to the World Health Organization), which will bring practical guidelines on “How to implement age-friendly environments for all ages?”.

It will also be the stage for Fernando Machicado, Secretary of CEN CENELEC and Manager of the Construction and Accessibility Programme of UNE, to present the latest standard on “Accessibility and Usability of the built environment – Functional requirements” – prEN 17210, developed under the mandate M/420 of the European Commission.

The Discussion Table will bring together distinguished representatives of national public and private entities who will work together on the enforcement of accessibility laes and how to ensure that they are properly implemented, particularly in the context of the Structural Funds.

This event privileges the participation of its more than 70 members of the Network, but it is open to any organization wishing to attend or participate. Sign up now, as places are limited!

Consult the AGENDA of the event at: https://caritascoimbra.pt/wiki/agenda-2a-reuniao-participativa-da-rede-portuguesa-ambientes-saudaveis-inteligentes-e-amigaveis/

Access the REGISTRATION FORM at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1vzVcpWJSFRO-dAxkr8_Q7pjLdBbgG5–yf3E3G-6pC0/edit

You can consult all the relevant information of the Portuguese Network at https://www.caritascoimbra.pt/rede-portuguesa/pagina-inicial/

With more than 70 organizations officially registered as Members, the Portuguese Network on Smart, Healthy and Age-Friendly Environments brings together partners from all regions of Portugal, committed to promote a joint agenda for the implementation of Inclusive Environments for all ages, with particular incidence in the areas of Health, Social Support, ICT and Infrastructures.

The Network is energized by a Working Group, being the Technical Coordination ensured by Cáritas Diocesana de Coimbra | Carina Dantas and the Scientific Coordination by ESEnfC | João Apóstolo. It also has an Advisory Board that brings together 9 national personalities: https://caritascoimbra.pt/rede-portuguesa/sobre-a-rede/.

The Network is hosted on the EU Health Policy Platform (https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/hpf/). This is the first network with a national area spoken in non-English language, which is officially created on this platform of the European Commission.

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