Delegates in the Second World Assembly on Ageing will step into a time machine and be transported back 16 years to 2002, to discuss how nations can best deal with ageing populations. Delegates should be prepared to discuss how best to take care of elderly people and the effects and potential solution of higher dependency ratios.
Topic: Mitigating Social Ramifications of An Aging Population in East Asia and Europe
The populations of Europe and East Asia are getting older. How can these societies provide for the elderly with less children being born? What are the social ramifications of an older populations?
Topic: Ensuring Global Economic Stability
Aging populations will have tremendous effects on the economy. Will there be a shortage of labor as people retire and there are less young people? Will household saving patterns be affected? What needs to be done about retirement ages? These are all questions delegates should be prepared to answer.