2017 International Day of Older Persons Celebration

27th Anniversary Celebration of International Day of Older Persons at the United Nations

“Stepping into the Future: Tapping the Talents and Participation of Older Persons”

NOTE TIME CHANGE: 5 OCTOBER 2017 | 3:00– 6:00 PM


The 2017 United Nations International Day of Older Persons (UNIDOP) will explore how technology, entrepreneurship and civic engagement can facilitate the contributions of older persons throughout the world.

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: "A Solution Waiting to Happen”
Marc Freedman (Founder & CEO, Encore.org)

Craig Mokhiber (Director of the New York City Office of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and Deputy to the Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights)

Frank Leyhausen (General Manager, MedCom International, Bonn, Germany) Elizabeth Isele (Founder & CEO, The Global Institute for Experienced Entrepreneurship)
Livingstone B. Byekwaso (Executive Director, SAWAKA, Tanzania)

SPECIAL REPORT: "World Population Ageing 2017”
Jorge Bravo ( Chief of Demographic Analysis, Population and Development, Population Division, UNDESA)

NOTE TIME CHANGE: 6:15 – 8:00 PM | AARP, New York Office, 31st Flr, 750 Third Avenue, NY, NY 10017
Online registration required (Register Here... Registration for the afternoon free session closes on October 1; Registration for the fund-raising reception closes on October 3.)

Webcast and Archive webtv.un.org

Sponsored by the NGO Committee on Ageing/NY in cooperation with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs/Focal Point on Ageing, the Permanent Mission of Argentina to the United Nations and others to be listed in the programme. 

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