210, 2017

International Day of Older Persons 2017

The 28th International Day of Older Persons (IDOP) was celebrated on 1st October 2017 and activities to mark the occasion are taking place across the globe this week. The theme for the 2017 IDOP is 'Stepping into the Future: Tapping the Talents, Contributions and [...]

1409, 2017

Age Concern New Zealand release Manifesto for 2017 General Election

Last week Age Concern New Zealand released their Election Manifesto 2017.  New Zealand's General Election will take place on 23rd September and advance voting has now begun. The Manifesto describes the context of the ageing population in New Zealand and explains the key [...]

2407, 2017

Outcomes of the OEWG eighth session

NEW! The Outcome Report from the civil society OEWG preparatory workshop is now available here. The eighth session of the OEWG took place between 5 and 7th July 2017.  This year a number of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) participated in the meeting [...]