Conference of National Older People´s Federation-2010 was held

The second ‘National Older People´s Federation´ was held at Pubail in Gazipur on November 01, 2010. Leaders from five regional committees (Dhaka-Munshiganj, Gazipur-Narshingdi, Pirojpur, Rangpur, and Cox’s Bazaar zones) participated the conference with a view to turning the existing national federation more representative and active. Older people´s leaders coming from 35 unions in 5 zones have reformed the existing federation with a 21 member national federation. In the conference a plan of action has been adopted. Its major components are lobbying and advocacy with national level policy makers on older people’s issues and creation of a strong network of their organizations.