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

Open-ended Working Group on strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons
Credit: Helpage International

DESA United Nations Programme on Ageing

The UN Programme on Ageing is part of the Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA).

It is the focal point within the United Nations system on matters related to ageing. As the focal point, its primary action is to facilitate and promote the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, including designing guidelines for policy development and implementation; advocating means to mainstream ageing issues into development agendas; engaging in dialogue with civil society and the private sector; and information exchange.

For more information, please visit: http://social.un.org/ageing/.

   

 
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