News 2017-06-29T16:04:28+02:00


2407, 2017

Outcomes of the OEWG eighth session

July 24th, 2017|News|

NEW! The Outcome Report from the civil society OEWG preparatory workshop is now available here. The eighth session of the OEWG took place between 5 and 7th July 2017.  This year a number of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) participated in the meeting [...]

1506, 2017

GAROP members mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 15th, 2017|News|

Each year on 15 June, the world marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). This year the theme is on improving the understanding of financial exploitation and material abuse and how to strengthen protection from these forms of exploitation. The eighth Open-Ended Working [...]

2205, 2017

Entitled to the Same Rights

May 22nd, 2017|News|

HelpAge International has just released a new report 'Entitled to the same rights - what older women say about their rights to non-discrimination and equality, and to freedom from violence, abuse and neglect.' The report is based on a consultation with around 250 [...]

905, 2017

Colombia’s present and future old age

May 9th, 2017|News|

'The Saldarriaga Concha Foundation in Colombia has recently produced a new report entitled “Colombia's present and future older age: achievements and challenges in the implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights." Colombia will be reviewed by the UN Committee [...]

2004, 2017

How to engage in the OEWG process

April 20th, 2017|News|

The eighth session of the Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWG) will take place from 5th-7th July 2017 in the United Nations Headquarters in New York. In this eighth session, UN Member States will engage in substantive discussions about two areas of human [...]