Notifications of events organized throughout the year by the NGO Committee on Ageing will be sent out by email. Watch this space for updates on upcoming events. 


▶︎  JOIN US on 2 MAY 2019 at our program event "Education and Lifelong Learning:  Furthering the Global Agenda So Older People Are Not Left Behind.

Time:  1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location:  UN Church Center, 777 First Avenue, (44th Street and First Avenue), the Drew Room.  Download flyer here.

Updates will also be provided on NGO COA elections; outcome of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing at its 10th session; preparations for the International Day of Older Persons; and preparations for the High Level Political Forum.

Meetings of Intergovernment Bodies in New York with implications for ageing issues

▶︎  15-18 April:  Open Ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWGA), 10th session:

Two issues to be discussed in 2019: social protection and social security; and education, training, lifelong learning, capacity-building.   Also review of normative content:  autonomy and independence, and long-term and palliative care. 

Check website for all updated information: Check the three key documents here (PDF):

Information on participation of National Human Rights Institutes and NGOs will be available on 18 January 2019.
Side events application – information will be available on 11 February 2019.

▶︎  9-18 July :  High Level Political Forum (HLPF)

Review of implementation of Sustainable Development Goals 4 (education), 8 (employment), 10 (reduce inequality), 13 (climate change), 16 (inclusive societies) and 17 (follow-up and review, data, etc.).

Stakeholder Group on Ageing is responsible for its members’ participation.

SGA Position Paper submitted to the HLPF, here.   (PDF)


Learn more about the Committee’s mission here.  

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