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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 Eighth Working Session of the Working Group will be held from 5 to 7 July 2017 in Conference Room 4 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

WHO ARE WE?

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.

WHAT'S NEW?

New OEWGA8 The Eighth Working Session of the Working Group will be held from 5 to 7 July 2017 in Conference Room 4 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Report of the Seventh Session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing, A/AC.278/2016/2
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READ MORE

Click to access Ageing Social Policy and Development Division web site.

Click to access last year's Sixth Working Session including: the report, agenda and programme of work, statements to the Working Group, presentations of panellists and other related documents

Click to access related expert group meetings and workshops

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