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Webinar report: Mobilising for the 10th session of the OEWG

On 13th March, GAROP held the 6th in its series of webinars organised in partnership with the International Federation on Ageing. This webinar focused on the 10th session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWG) to be held in New York between 15th-18th April and how NGOs can engage at national level in the [...]

By |2019-03-15T18:18:32+00:00March 15th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Webinar report: Mobilising for the 10th session of the OEWG

HelpAge Espana releases a new report about a UN convention

As part of a new project funded by the IMSERSO (the Ministry of Health in Spain), HelpAge International Espana has produced a new report entitled: 'Derechos de las personas mayores: Hacia una Convención de Naciones Unidas para los derechos de las personas mayores'. The report focuses on the UN Convention process and their recommendations [...]

By |2019-03-05T17:28:54+00:00March 5th, 2019|News|Comments Off on HelpAge Espana releases a new report about a UN convention

Preparing for the Tenth OEWG session

Focus Areas for the Tenth OEWG Session 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. In this tenth session, UN Member States will once again hold substantive discussions about specific areas of human rights [...]

By |2019-02-26T17:42:42+00:00December 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Preparing for the Tenth OEWG session

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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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+00:00April 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+00:00April 18th, 2018|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care submission to the ninth OEWG