Social and Economic Priorities for Older Persons in Lebanon: Means to live with dignity

ESCWA Publication: E/ESCWA/SDD/2018/TP.10

Country: Arab region, Lebanese Republic

Publication Type: Information material

Cluster: Gender Justice, Population and Inclusive Development

Focus Area: Population dynamics & migration

Initiatives: Older persons

SDGs: Agenda 2030

Keywords: Ageing, Social development, Social conditions, Legal aspects, Economic conditions, Ageing persons, Care of ageing persons, Statistical data

Social and economic priorities for older persons in Lebanon: means to live with dignity

June 2021

This study provides an overview of the economic and social reality of the older persons in Lebanon, and provides a set of recommendations for public policy reform and sets examples of some of the initiatives required to guarantee the rights of the older persons in Lebanon and a decent life for them. This study provided evidence on which the national strategy for the older persons in Lebanon was based.

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