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

Webinar report: ‘Developing normative content for a new UN convention on the rights of older people’

On 15th January, GAROP and the IFA hosted the webinar 'Developing normative content for a new UN convention on the rights of older people'.  The UN has asked for written submissions in the form of normative content for the right to autonomy and independence and the right to long term care and palliative care in [...]

By |2019-09-11T16:40:37+00:00January 16th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Webinar report: ‘Developing normative content for a new UN convention on the rights of older people’

Preparing for the Eleventh OEWG session

Details of the Eleventh OEWG Session The eleventh session of the UN Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWG) will take place between 6th and 9th April 2020 in the United Nations Headquarters in New York. In this eleventh session, UN Member States will once again hold substantive discussions about specific areas of human rights [...]

By |2019-08-29T13:31:37+00:00December 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Preparing for the Eleventh OEWG session

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