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

Eleventh Working Session

Date and Venue

The Eleventh Working Session of the Working Group will be held from 6 to 9 April 2020, in Conference Room 4, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

The session will be webcast live at: http://webtv.un.org

Call for inputs   

The Chair of the Open-ended Working Group for the purpose of strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons, invites Members of the Working Group, “A” status National Human Rights Institutions, non-governmental organizations with ECOSOC Status and previously accredited organizations to the Working Group, as well as United Nations Funds, Programmes, Specialized Agencies and other UN Entities, to provide:

  1. Substantive inputs on the two focus areas of the 11th session, namely "Right to Work and Access to the Labour Market" and "Access to Justice" in the context of older persons. Please refer to “guiding questions” on each of the focus areas. Inputs should be in English and of no more than 800 words per focus area.
  1. Substantive inputs, in the form of normative content for the development of a possible international standard on the protection of the rights of older people to “Education, Training, Life-long Learning and Capacity Building” and “Social Protection and Social Security (including social protection floors)”, the two focus areas of the previous 10th session of the Working Group. Please refer to "guiding questions" on each of the focus areas. Inputs should be in English and of no more than 800 words per focus area.

 

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