OUR MISSION

The mission of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics is to promote the highest levels of achievement in gerontological research and training worldwide, and to interact with other international, inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations in the promotion of gerontological interests globally and on behalf of its member associations. The Association pursues these activities with a view of enhancing the highest quality of life and well being of all people as they experience ageing at individual and societal levels.

INTERNATIONAL RULES

IAGG By-Laws comply with the regulations of the Belgian Government, legally admitted and approved by the Ministry of Justice and published in the official Belgian Journal on April 4, 2007. The Manual of Operating Procedures (MOP), revised in 2005, is an appendix to the By-Laws.

  • IAGG By-Laws

    • The initial legal text of the By-Laws was a French text written in 1950. It was published in the Belgian Official Journal on March 15th, 1952. An English version was approved by Council at the XIIIth Congress in New York (USA) in July 1985. This version – referred to hereafter as "The By-Laws" can be found as Appendix VII (by E. Busse and G.L. Maddox) in N.W. Shock’s: The INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GERONTOLOGY AND GERIATRICS: A Chronicle – 1950 to 1986 (Springer, 1988). The revised By-Laws were adapted to the regulations of the Belgian Government, legally admitted and approved by the Ministry of Justice and published in the Belgian Official Journal on 04-04-2007. You can consult this last version.

  • Manual of Operating Procedures

    • It constitutes an appendix to Association By-Laws. The manual is advisory only and is intended as a guide to desirable practice regarding the duties of the Officers of the Association: dissemination of information on actions by the Executive Committee, and planning and implementation of the International Congresses. The document can be periodically reviewed to bring changes in the existing Manual. The current document has been last revised in 2005.