January 10, 2013 - Bringing Older Persons into The post-2015 Development Agenda

NGO Committee On Ageing/New York & NGO Committee For Social Development General Meeting: Thursday, January 10, 2013; Time: 1:00 -3:15 PM


A United Nations system-wide process is already underway to develop a global development agenda for beyond 2015, the target date for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). This program seeks to inform and engage the ageing community in the process of the development of the post-2015 development agenda.

MODERATOR: Mr. James Collins, Chair, NGO Committee on Agein

Mr. Jorge Bravo, Chief, Population and Development Section, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Ms. Claudia Vinay, Policy Specialist, Poverty Practice, Bureau for Development Policy, UN Development Programme

H.E. Mr. Baso Sangqu, Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Republic of South Africa to the United Nations (invited)

Mr. Michael Hodin, Executive Director, Global Coalition on Aging

Ms. Bethany Brown, Policy Director, HelpAge USA

Presentations made during the meeting are available here:

Jorge Bravo - Some facts and ideas on Ageing in the post-2015 Development Agenda

Ms. Claudia Vinay - Building the  Post 2015 UN Global Development Agenda

Mr. Michael Hodin - Bringing "Aging Populations" into the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Ms. Bethany Brown - HelpAge USA: Age Helps

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