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

Tenth Working Session

Date and Venue

The Tenth Working Session of the Working Group will be held from 15 to 18 April 2019, in Conference Room 4, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

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

Participation of NGOs

List of NGOs Accredited to the OEWG on Ageing

List of New NGOs seeking accreditation

Participation of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs).

List of Side Events (as of 4 April 2019)

Tenth Session Documents

Panellists   

Documents submitted to the Tenth Session

Call for inputs   

The Chair of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing, invites Members of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing, “A” status National Human Rights Institutions, non-governmental organizations with ECOSOC Status and previously accredited organizations to the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing, 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 10th session, namely "Social protection and social security including social protection floors" and "Education, training, lifelong learning and capacity-building" 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 “Autonomy and Independence” and “Long-term and Palliative Care”, the two focus areas of the previous 9th 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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