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Open-ended Working Group on Ageing
for the purpose of strengthening the protection
of the human rights of older persons

The open-ended working group on strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons

The Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing was established by the General Assembly by resolution 65/182 on 21 December 2010.

The working group will consider the existing international framework of the human rights of older persons and identify possible gaps and how best to address them, including by considering, as appropriate, the feasibility of further instruments and measures.

A/RES/67/139   English | Français | Español | Русский | عربي | 汉语
Towards a Comprehensive and Integral International Legal Instrument to Promote and Protect the Rights and Dignity of Older Persons

A/RES/65/182   English | Français | Español | Русский | عربي | 汉语
Follow-up to the Second World Assembly on Ageing.

Fourth Working Session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing

The fourth working session was held in New York from 12-15 August 2013.

Click to access the report, agenda and programme of work, statements to the Working Group, presentations of panellists and other related documents

Report of the Fourth Session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing, A/AC.278/2013/2, 24 September 2013 - English | Français | Español | Русский | عربي | 汉语 (New)

Report of the Third Session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing, A/AC.278/2012/1, 19 September 2012 - English | Français | Español | Русский | عربي | 汉语

Follow-up to the International Year of Older Persons: Second World Assembly on Ageing, A/68/167
Report of the Secretary-General
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Africa's Common Position on Human Rights of Older Persons in Africa (November 2012)

Normative Standards in International Human Rights Law in Relation to Older Persons (August 2012)

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