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

OEWG on Ageing 14th Session

Fourteenth Session

Date and Venue

The Fourteenth Session of the Working Group will be held from 20 to 22 and 24 May 2024, Conference Room 2, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Participation of NGOs - The deadline for New NGOs applying for accreditation is 1 April 2024

Participation of (“A” status) National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) - The deadline for NHRI application is 19 April 2024

Participation of NGOs with ECOSOC Status and previously accredited NGOs to the OEWG - The deadline is 10 May 2024

Online Application Form for Side Events - The deadline is 1 April 2024

Call for Inputs - OPEN

The Chair of the General Assembly Open-ended Working Group on Ageing, 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 fourteenth session, namely: “Accessibility, infrastructure and habitat (transport, housing and access)” and “Participation in public life and decision-making processes”. Please refer to the Guiding Questions on each of the focus areas. Inputs should be in English and of no more than 800 words per focus area. Please send inputs to ageing@un.org by 12 April 2024.
  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 persons to “Social inclusion” and “Right to health and access to health services”. Please refer to the Guiding Questions on each of the focus areas. Inputs should be in English and of no more than 800 words per focus area. Please send inputs to ageing@un.org by 12 April 2024.

Fourteenth Session Communications and Documents

 

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