Why we need a convention on the rights of older persons:

Age discrimination and ageism are tolerated across the world, and older people experience discrimination and the violation of their rights at family, community…

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Our steering group for 2017

GAROP has put in place a new Steering Group that will guide the Global Alliance through the next phase of its work. Our short-term work plan and the terms of reference are available here:

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GAROP’s 2017 work plan

The Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People wishes to re-establish itself helping civil society organisations. Find out more about our objectives for this year:

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  • Who we are:
  • Strengthening Older People’s Rights:
  • In Our Own Words:

Established in 2011, the Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People was born out of the need to strengthen the rights and voice of older people globally.

The Alliance is the result of the collaborative efforts of the nine organisations that currently form its Steering Group.

 

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strengtheningTowards a UN Convention

Download this resource for promoting dialogue on creating a UN convention on the rights of older people; available in many languages…

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IOOW CoverIn Our Own Words is a new report from the Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People (GAROP) in which older people talk about the ageism, discrimination and denial of human rights that they are subjected to in their everyday life. 

 

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