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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 !!

  • JOIN US – Monthly program meeting, Thursday, 3 May 2018:  “The New Retirement”;  1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. at the UN Church Center, 44th Street and First Avenue.
  • UPCOMING DEADLINE !!!!  11 July 2018

    REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR THE OPEN-ENDED WORKING GROUP ON AGEING:  23-26 July 2018. 
    https://social.un.org/ageing-working-group/ninthsession.shtml

    The two issues that will be discussed at this ninth session will be:  independence and autonomy; and long-term care and palliative care.  All members of the NGO Committee on Ageing are urged to attend.  The conference room should be full of people each day who support the rights of older persons!


MEETINGS AT THE UN

HIGH LEVEL POLITICAL FORUM: 9-18 July 2018, which meets to consider implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.  This year’s theme is:  Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies”.  For more information on the activities leading up to the HLPF visit the website:
https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/hlpf/2018

The NGO Committee on Ageing is a member of the Stakeholder Group on Ageing (SGA) which has submitted its position paper on Sustainable Development Goal 11 (Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable).  Here

Go to the SGA website to find out more about its work related to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: https://www.stakeholdergrouponageing.org/home

KEY OUTCOMES of the Commission for Social Development, the the Statistical Commission and the Commission on the Status of Women - here

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Learn more about the Committee’s mission here.




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