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Entitled to the Same Rights

By | May 22nd, 2017|Categories: 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 [...]

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How to engage in the OEWG process

By | April 20th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

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Human Rights Council discusses rights of older persons

By | October 18th, 2016|Categories: News, Slider|

The 33rd session of the Human Rights Council in September 2016 included a strong focus on the rights of older persons. These discussions were an important stepping-stone for strengthening the awareness and understanding of Member States of the need for better protection of the rights of older persons.

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Towards a Binding Convention on the Rights of Older Persons

By | July 29th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

The recent sixth meeting of the United Nations Open Ended Working Group (OEWG) on the Rights of Older Persons focused on the need for a binding legal instrument, an international convention, similar to the conventions [...]

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Message from the Chair

By | July 21st, 2015|Categories: News|

As the dust settles on the 6th Session of the UN Open-ended working group much can be said about the increasing number and voice of civil society urging action toward a Convention on the Rights [...]

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