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Rosemary Lane

Senior Social Affairs Officer, Focal Point on Ageing, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Publish Date: February  03,  2014


Rosemary Lane has a background in social policy and development. She has worked extensively on the issue of aging, having been a member of the team that drafted the first Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, which was adopted by the United Nations in 2002. She has undertaken research, contributed to publications and reports for intergovernmental bodies, and written articles in this field. Lane has worked with governments in North, East and West Africa, the Caribbean, and Central Asia in carrying out needs assessments, running training workshops, and drafting national policies and programs on aging. She holds an M.A. in Social Policy from the State University of New York (1999).