World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, 18 June 2018

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Violence against older persons, a human rights violation Side Event, Human Rights Council 38th session Monday 18 June 2018 – 12:00-13:30 – Conference Room XXIII- Palais Violence against older persons remains largely hidden. However, it is gaining recognition as an important barrier to the enjoyment of human rights by older […]

Older women and new technologies at Thomson Reuters Foundation conference, 15-16 November 2017

Trust Conference The Committee presented an action on older women and new technologies at the conference organised by the Thomson Reuters Foundation on 15-16 November 2017 The Committee, following our participation, was mentioned by Thomson Reuters in an article:

UNECE: 2018 events planned

UNECE We are involved in establishing a civil society structure that mirrors the participation of stakeholders in the Regional implementation of the 2030 Agenda. Mark your calendars: the next Regional Forum on Sustainable Development for the UNECE Region will take place in Geneva on 1-2 March 2018 preceded by a Civil Society Forum on 28 […]

WHO Executive Board: 22-23 November 2017

WHO A special session of the WHO Executive Board took place on 22-23 November to discuss the new strategic priorities and the draft General Programme of Work (GPW). It was impressive to hear by the WHO administration that 90 % of the comments received during the public consultation by Non-State Actors, referred to the lack […]