The Global Alliance

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.

Calendar of events and meetings

< 2019 >
April 14 - April 20
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  • 14
    14.April.Sunday

    Preparatory workshop for NGOs and NHRIs ahead of the 10th OEWG session

    13:00 -18:00
    2019.04.14

    In the 10th OEWG session from 15-18th April 2019, UN Member States will engage in a substantive debate about two new focus areas of Social protection and social security including social protection floors, and Education, training, lifelong learning and capacity-building. There will also be discussions on normative elements on the two focus areas that were discussed in the 9th session of the OEWG, Long term care and palliative care, and Independence and autonomy.

    GAROP and the NGO Committee on Ageing in New York are co-organising a workshop to enable NGOs and NHRIs to plan engagement and strategy together ahead of the 10th OEWG session. The workshop aims to:

    –       Support NGO and NHRI engagement in the OEWG process and OEWG10

    –       Strengthen connections among NGOs and NHRIs

    Click here to register and view the draft programme.

  • 15
    15.April.Monday

    10th session of the Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing

    All day
    2019.04.15-2019.04.18

    The tenth session of the Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWG) will take place between 15th and 18th April 2019 in the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

    For more information about the focus areas and other updates about the session, visit the official website.

    Also visit the GAROP website for further information about how NGOs can engage in this process.

  • 16
    16.April.Tuesday
    No events
  • 17
    17.April.Wednesday
    No events
  • 18
    18.April.Thursday
    No events
  • 19
    19.April.Friday
    No events
  • 20
    20.April.Saturday
    No events