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. 

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▶︎  UN Universal Health Coverage Day on 12 December 2018,  1:15 p.m. to 2:30 pm, Conference Room 12:
Event to launch "Global AgeWatch Insights" - the right to health for older people, the right to be counted.
Organized by AARP, HelpAge International, UN DESA and WHO.  Flyer available to view or download here.
Registration required:  www.aarpinternational.org/GAWI2018NYlaunch  (you must have a UN Grounds Pass to attend the event).

▶︎  JOIN US on Thursday, 6 December 2018, at our monthly program event on "Social Protection and Older Persons", from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the offices of Baha'i International, 866 United Nations Plaza (First Avenue, between 48th and 49th Streets - building opposite the UN garden at FDR Drive).  Registration required:  cynthia.stuen@gmail.com.   Flyer can be viewed and downloaded here...

▶︎  The 2018 International Day of Older Persons event celebrated older human rights champions, on 4 October at the United Nations.  For its complete coverage, go to the following website:  https://www.un.org/development/desa/dspd/2018/09/2018-unidop-celebrates-older-human-rights-champions/.   

▶︎  Upcoming meetings at the United Nations:

PLEASE CHECK WEBSITES ON A REGULAR BASIS TO FIND OUT ABOUT DEADLINES FOR REGISTRATION, SUBMISSION OF STATEMENTS, APPLICATION FOR SIDE EVENTS, ETC.

11-21 February 2019 Commission for Social Development

Priority theme:  Addressing inequalities and challenges to social inclusion through fiscal, wage and social protection policies.

https://www.un.org/development/desa/dspd/united-nations-commission-for-social-development-csocd-social-policy-and-development-division/csocd57.html

5-8 March 2019 Statistical Commission

Among issues to be discussed:  demographic, health, human settlements, international migration, education statistics; and data and indicators for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

https://unstats.un.org/unsd/statcom/

11-22 March 2019 Commission on the Status of Women – priority them:  social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.  The review theme is:  women’s empowerment and the link to sustainable development.

http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw63-2019

1-5 April 2019 Commission on Population and Development -  review and appraisal of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD +25) and its contribution to the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/commission/sessions/2019/index.shtml 


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