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International Scientific Conference "Active Age: Seniors on the Labour Market in Germany and Russia"

The International Scientifi Conference "Active Age: Seniors on the Labour Market in Germany and Russia" organized by the Institute for Social Policy of the Higher School of Economics and the Department of Labour, Social Affairs and Health of the German Embassy in Russia, was held in Moscow on 22 January 2018.

The Conference was inaugurated by Alexey Vovchenko, First Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Security of the Russian Federation, Lilia Ovcharova, Director of the Institute for Social Policy of the Higher School of Economics, and Jerzy Bohdanowicz, Head of the Department of Labor, Social Affairs and Health of the German Embassy in Russia. Olga Tkacheva, Chief Geriatrist of the Ministry of Health of Russia and Aleksandra Pоsaraс, Leading Economist of the World Bank, also spoke in public at the conference.

During the conference day, leading German and Russian experts discussed the issues of active ageing, population ageing, its impact on the labor market in our countries, features of the older workers’ employment. Also, representatives of civil society and business shared with the audience their positive experience in the sector of employment of the elderly population.

For more information about the conference please click here