2023 UNIDOP Celebration

was held on Monday, 2 October 2023 at the
UN Headquarters, New York

Watch the event here: https://youtu.be/LpZ7hCTU9gU

1.  Ernesto Gonzales, (New York University) – Will address the issue of productive aging, while answering the question of ‘’ who benefits from intergenerational programs; as well as age discrimination (in both directions), with the emphasis on maximizing social cohesion across generations 

2.  Emi Kiyota (National University of Singapore)- Will focus on mobilizing youth and elders in place-making; intergenerational housing from an architectural perspective; and mobilizing youth to advocate for Human Rights for Older Persons and the rights across generations. 

3.  Liliane Nkunzimana (Baha’i International Community) – will highlight the youth-focused approach to human rights, moving past a culture of guilt and mistrust; focusing on the role of young people in society and their collaboration with older persons. 

4.  Stephanie Firestone (AARP International) – multi-generational living and engagement in the public realm; intergenerational play space. 


UNIDOP 2023 Mission statement

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