Vienna Symposium: ‘Celebrating Human Rights of Older Persons’

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The Symposium ‘Celebrating Human Rights of Older Persons’ will be held on the occasion of the UN International Day of Older Persons at the House of the European Union in Vienna.

There will be keynote speeches from Dr. Alexandre Sidorenko (former Head of the United Nations Programme on Ageing) and Dipl.-Ing. Shams Asadi (Commissioner for Human Rights of the City of Vienna). These will be followed by two panels focusing on ‘Strengthening Human Rights of Older Persons from the Perspective of Governmental and
Non-Governmental Organisations’ and ‘Reports on Ongoing and Planned Research on Human Rights of Older Persons’ with inputs from a range of experts from Government, National Human Rights Institutions and civil society.

Read the full programme and find out how to register here.