Activist Naraidoo Gava Naraidoo reports on his participation in the Human Rights Council’s 41st session in July

NGO Statement and Panel discussion on technical cooperation in the promotion and protection of human rights I felt the weight of Human Rights NGOs and activists on my shoulders as a privilege when delivering the joint NGO statement at the 41st Session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) to the delegates precisely on behalf [...]

By |2019-08-22T16:25:11+00:00August 22nd, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Activist Naraidoo Gava Naraidoo reports on his participation in the Human Rights Council’s 41st session in July

Webinar report: The F.A.I.R. Guidelines – four steps towards a UN convention on the rights of older people

On 30th July, GAROP held the seventh webinar in its series organised in partnership with the International Federation on Ageing. The webinar focused on the F.A.I.R. Guidelines, recently launched by HelpAge International, that set out four key steps that organisations can follow in their national advocacy work around a UN convention on the rights of [...]

By |2019-07-31T12:04:01+00:00July 31st, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Webinar report: The F.A.I.R. Guidelines – four steps towards a UN convention on the rights of older people

Activist Prabhat Kiran Pradhan travels to Poland for International Conference on Elder Abuse

On 14-15th June Prabhat Kiran Pradhan, one of GAROP's older activists from Nepal, travelled to Krakow in Poland to participate in an International Experts Conference of Elder Abuse Prevention and Protection organised by the Pedagogical University of Krakow and the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA). The conference was organized to [...]

By |2019-07-12T10:33:57+00:00July 10th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Activist Prabhat Kiran Pradhan travels to Poland for International Conference on Elder Abuse

Our Voices, Our Rights – a blog by Ageing Nepal

Voices of Older People on their Rights to Autonomy and Independence ‘Nobody likes to live a life depending on others. People should have freedom to live their life according to their wishes’, voiced a 68-year-old woman from Nepal. People of all ages have equal rights to make choices and decisions as well as to [...]

By |2019-05-29T18:18:53+00:00May 28th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Our Voices, Our Rights – a blog by Ageing Nepal

GAROP statement on normative elements of autonomy and independence for OEWG10

I am delivering this statement on behalf of the Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People, or GAROP. I represent the Good Samaritan Social Service Trust in Tanzania, which is a member of GAROP. GAROP asked over 1,000 older people from ten African and Asian countries what they thought about the normative elements of [...]

By |2019-05-08T14:43:58+00:00April 18th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on GAROP statement on normative elements of autonomy and independence for OEWG10

GAROP releases Opening Statement for OEWG10

This statement is made on behalf of the Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People (GAROP), a global network of over 300 organisations united to strengthen and promote the rights of older persons. I represent ACAMAGE from Cameroon, which is a member of GAROP. We commend the decision of the 73rd UN General Assembly [...]

By |2019-04-17T16:57:12+00:00April 14th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on GAROP releases Opening Statement for OEWG10

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