28 September 2016 15.00 – 17.00 European Parliament Rationale The human rights of all individuals in Europe, including older persons, are protected in various binding international and regional human rights conventions. However, international human rights conventions do not specifically address age discrimination or refer to older persons. Regional human rights laws also do not protect […]
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 – 16h30-18h00. United Nations Human Rights Council 33rd session (13-30 September 2016) Side-Event: On human rights of older persons: imperatives & desiderata Geneva, Palais des Nations, Conference Room XXIII By 2050, there will be more older persons than children under 15 worldwide. This unprecedented demographic shift has far-reaching implications for society […]
Two technical briefings on the rights of older persons took place at the 16th session of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) at the Palais Wilson, Geneva, headquarters of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) The main target audience of these briefings were the members of the […]
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25-30 JANUARY 2016 . Presentation of the revised Global Strategy of WHO. Read More
NOVEMBER 2015. Letter to the OEWG. Read More.
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