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Report of the Fifth Session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing

Wednesday, 15 October 2014
The Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWGA) was established by the General Assembly on December 2010. The working group focuses on strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons, by considering the existing international framework of the human rights of older persons and identifying possible gaps and how best ...
Report of the Fifth Session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing
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International Day of Older Persons 2014

Friday, 26 September 2014, Ageing
The theme of this year's 24th commemoration of the International Day of Older Persons (IDOP2014) is "Leaving No One Behind: Promoting a Society for All".   The day will highlight the core principles that anchor the post-2015 development agenda that leaves no one behind, and will also draw attention to how different ...
International Day of Older Persons 2014
 
 

Social Integration and Rights of Older Persons in the Asia-Pacific region

Thursday, 25 September 2014
The Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and the Asia-Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions (APF), with the support of the United Nations Population ...
Social Integration and Rights of Older Persons in the Asia-Pacific region
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Follow-up to the Second World Assembly on Ageing

Thursday, 04 September 2014
The new report of the Secretary-General on the "Follow-up to the Second World Assembly on Ageing” focuses on two issues that have been singled out as critical to the well-being and human rights of older persons within the framework of both the second review and appraisal of the Madrid International ...
Follow-up to the Second World Assembly on Ageing
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2014 Social Forum of the Human Rights Council

Monday, 31 March 2014
The 2014 Social Forum of the Human Rights Council will take place from 1 to 3 April 2014 in the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, in accordance with paragraph 6 of Human Rights Council resolution 24/25 entitled “The Social Forum”. The theme this year is "the rights of older persons, including best ...
2014 Social Forum of the Human Rights Council
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International Day of Older Persons, 9 October 2013

Monday, 30 September 2013
This year, in commemoration of the International Day of Older Persons (1 October), the theme “The future we want: what older persons are saying” has been chosen to draw attention to the efforts of older persons, civil society organisations, United Nations organizations and Member States to place the issue of ...
International Day of Older Persons, 9 October 2013
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Fourth Session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing, 12-15 August 2013

Tuesday, 06 August 2013
The Open-ended Working Group on Ageing, established by the General Assembly in its resolution 65/182 for the purpose of strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons, will hold its fourth session on 12-15 August 2013 in New York at UN headquarters at conference room 3.   The working group ...
Fourth Session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing, 12-15 August 2013
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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, 14 June 2013

Tuesday, 11 June 2013
The World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was launched on June 15, 2006 by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA) and the UN’s World Health Organization.  On March 9, 2012, the UN General Assembly resolution 66/127 established June 15 as a UN International ...
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, 14 June 2013
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High-level Panel on Ageing at the 51st session of CSocD

Friday, 25 January 2013
A High-level Panel Discussion on the Report of the Secretary-General on the Second Review and Appraisal of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing will be held at the United Nations Headquarters, North Lawn Building, Conference Room 4, on Thursday 7 February 2013 at ...
High-level Panel on Ageing at the 51st session of CSocD
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Celebration of the First United Nations World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Wednesday, 13 June 2012
The World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) happens each year on June 15th. It was officially recognized by the United Nations General Assembly in December 2011, following a request by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA), who first established the commemoration in June 2006. It represents the ...
Celebration of the First United Nations World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
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