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. 

NEWSFLASH!!

▶︎  13 September 2018 from 1:30-3:00 p.m - JOIN US to get updates on the High Level Political Forum and the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing, to be followed by discussion of the Committee’s goals for 2018-2019 and ways to be involved.

  • Location:  AARP, 31st floor at 750 Third Avenue (between 46th and 47th)
  • Please RSVP by Tuesday, 11 September:  cynthia.stuen@gmail.com

▶︎  SAVE THE DATE !!  4 October 2018 - Celebration of International Day of Older Persons.  Registration now open. Click “Register Now” button below. Click here to download flyer.


▶︎  Check out statement made by the International Federation on Ageing at the closing of the United Nations DPI/NGO Conference on “We the peoples...Together Finding Global Solutions for Global Problems” (22-23 August 2018):  “... do young people suffer from discrimination, violence and abuse?  Yes.  Older persons too...  do young people find it difficult to get a job?  Yes.  Older persons too…. At what age is a person of no value?   At what point in a person’s life should she or he be considered of no consequence?  .....”   Statement attached here


▶︎  
Check out Ted Talk by Ashton Applewhite (author of “This Chair Rocks:  A Manifesto Against Ageism”:   “Let’s end ageism....”old” can span four decades...ageing is not disease to be cured... attitudes must change...natural transitions are not shameful....”  https://www.ted.com/talks/ashton_applewhite_let_s_end_ageism



join_button3



Learn more about the Committee’s mission here.  

NGO Committee on Ageing • PO Box 1854 • New York, NY • 10163-1854