Taking Action on Social Inclusion of Older People is a project created to harness the power of the civil sector in five western Balkans
countries in response to demographic ageing.
The Red Cross of Serbia is the leading partner and coordinator of the project. Other partners are Austrian Red Cross (providing technical support), Albanian Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Osmijeh NGO, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Red Cross of Montenegro,Macedonian Red Cross and Humanost, NGO from Macedonia.
These partners are, each in their respective country, coordinating or founding civil society networks focusing on ageing and older people in their respective countries, leading the research and strategic planning activities and facilitating the capacity building for network members.
The initial membership of the network will include a number of organisations whose focus is on older people (Union of Associations of Pensioners of Macedonia, University of Third Age), development and human rights (Justicija, Sumnal).