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UN Independent Expert makes statement on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

The UN Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, has issued a media statement today saying that the financial abuse of older persons is rampant and must be exposed. She also stated that most abuse goes undetected even when there are clear warning signs and many older people [...]

By | 2018-06-14T15:03:04+02:00 June 14th, 2018|News|Comments Off on UN Independent Expert makes statement on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Webinar report: Mobilising for the 9th session of the Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing

On 30th May, GAROP held the fourth in its series of webinars help in partnership with the International Federation on Ageing. The discussion focused on Mobilising for the ninth session of the Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWG), which will be held in New York on 23rd-26th July 2018. The webinar was moderated by Ken [...]

By | 2018-06-05T09:44:43+02:00 June 4th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Webinar report: Mobilising for the 9th session of the Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing

Final Conference Statement – 5th National Elder Abuse Conference

The Final Conference Statement from the 5th National Elder Abuse Conference held in Sydney, Australia on 19-20th February is now available on the conference website. The Statement calls for urgent action to fully resource the change needed to tackle elder abuse, and support and empower older people. You can also watch over 50 videos of [...]

By | 2018-04-20T11:21:34+02:00 April 20th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Final Conference Statement – 5th National Elder Abuse Conference

International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care submission to the ninth OEWG

The International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) has published the submission it made on palliative care to the recent UN consultation ahead of the ninth OEWG session.  The paper highlights the scale of palliative care needs globally and makes recommendations for how this need can be met most effectively. It also provides a link [...]

By | 2018-04-18T12:16:50+02:00 April 18th, 2018|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care submission to the ninth OEWG

International Association of Hospices and Palliative Care call for inputs

The International Association of Hospices and Palliative Care (IAHPC) is calling for the help of their members and partners in answering the seven guiding questions from the UN on palliative care. As IAHPC Advocacy Officer for Palliative Care Medicines, Katherine Pettus will be representing IAHPC in the UN Open Ended Working Group on Ageing's (OEWGA) [...]

By | 2018-02-20T10:36:45+02:00 February 20th, 2018|News|Comments Off on International Association of Hospices and Palliative Care call for inputs

Webinar report ‘The Right to Independence and Autonomy in Older Age’

On 31st January, GAROP held the third in its series of webinars help in partnership with the International Federation on Ageing. The discussion focused on Independence and Autonomy, one of the two new focus areas to be discussed at the ninth session of the Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWG) in New York on 23rd-26th July [...]

By | 2018-02-02T15:17:09+02:00 February 2nd, 2018|News|Comments Off on Webinar report ‘The Right to Independence and Autonomy in Older Age’

International Seminar in Rwanda: The role of institutions, family and community in the wellbeing of older persons: first steps towards a gerontological scheme

NSINDAGIZA Organization promoting the rights and welfare of the elderly are pleased to invite you to participate in their International Seminar on Ageing, organized in Rwanda, from July 18-20 2018. The training is organised in partnership with HelpAge International, the International Federation of the associations of the elderly (FIAPA), the University of Rwanda and NSINDAGIZA [...]

By | 2018-01-24T14:34:59+02:00 January 24th, 2018|News|Comments Off on International Seminar in Rwanda: The role of institutions, family and community in the wellbeing of older persons: first steps towards a gerontological scheme