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United Nations Human Rights


For your attention: a reminder of the Dialogue on SDGs, Poverty and Human Rights 29 June, in Conference Room 7, 1.15 to 2.30 pm, co-sponsored by Austria, Ecuador and the ILO. This is part of a series of meetings to highlight the relevance of human rights for the implementation of the SDGs. View and download event flyer here…


Open Ended Working Group on Ageing

Open-ended Working Group on Ageing - News

The next meeting of the Open Ended Working Group on Ageing will take place in New York from 5-7 July 2017. There will be a one-day workshop on 3 July 2017 to prepare for NGO participation in the OEWGA. Register at http://garop_ngocoa-ny.eventbrite.com. View or download the flyer here… 

Access the UNDESA OEWGA website to read all about it: visit the UNDESA OEWGA Website.

Commemoration of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Understand and End Financial Abuse of Older People: A Human Rights Issue

Program, Friday 16 June, 2017

On the occasion of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the first Independent Expert on Human Rights by Older Persons, Rosa Cornfield-Matte, released the following statement.

This year’s Commemoration of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: "Understand and End Financial Abuse of Older People: A Human Rights Issue" will take place at UNHQ at 1:15 - 2:45 pm in Conference Room 12, on Friday 16 June. See flyer for registration instructions. To attend, RSVP: sbsomers5@gmail.com.


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