Sign an Open Letter on the Rights of Older Persons

We would like to invite you as civil society organisations to sign an Open Letter on the Rights of Older Persons urging UN member states to take action and commence the drafting of a new UN convention on the rights of older persons.
Please click here to download the Open Letter
To sign the letter on behalf of your civil society organisation please complete this online form here:

(If you are an NGO that does not have any UN accreditation, please check the box: “non ECOSOC” in the form).
The Open Letter was drafted by experts from National Human Rights Institutions, academia from different regions, and with inputs from our Global Alliance Steering Group.

Please note that the deadline to sign the Open Letter is on Thursday 16thSeptember 2021 at 1pm CEST Geneva time. It will be published with the names of the organisations (not with the names of contact persons).

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