The report suggests that if we are serious about the need to tackle age discrimination, we need to increase opportunities for meaningful intergenerational contact.
People in UK much less worried about ageing than rest of continent and many more people agree pension age will need to increase.
Two out of five people claim to have been shown a lack of respect because of how old they are.
Age discrimination is the most widely experienced form of discrimination in Europe, according to research by Age UK. 35% of people across 28 European countries say they have experienced age discrimination.
The British Youth Council (BYC) has been selected to become part of the European Youth Forum’s expert group on Votes at 16. The European Youth Forum is an independent, democratic, youth-led platform, representing 98 National Youth Councils from the EU.
New research commissioned by Age UK reveals that age is the most widely experienced form of discrimination in Europe. Statistics show 64% of those interviewed in the UK and 44.4% across Europe judge age discrimination as a serious problem.
An EU funded research project is looking at why the elderly are excluded from clincial trials and is working on a charter that opposes discrimination against the elderly.
The European Commission on Thursday sent a letter of formal notice to Greece calling it to comply with European Court ruling concerning equality of retirement age between men-women.
Why are member states discriminating against the anti-discrimination directive? Nicholas Beger, Director of Amnesty International's EU Office, comments on a proposals for new EU legislation to combat discrimination.
Europe's regions have a key role to play in ensuring that anti age discrimination legislation is effectively implemented, West Midlands MEP Liz Lynne has said.
Around one in six people in Europe claim to have personally experienced discrimination in the past year, according to a new opinion survey released by the European Commission today.