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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 13th Session

Thirteenth Session

Date and Venue

The Thirteenth Session of the Working Group will be held in Conference Room 2 from 3 to 6 April 2023 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Participation of NGOs - The deadline for New NGOs applying for accreditation is 10 February 2023.

Participation of (“A” status) National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) - The deadline for NHRI application is 24 February 2023.

New Participation of NGOs with ECOSOC Status and previously accredited NGOs to the OEWG - The deadline is 20 March 2023

List of NGOs Accredited to the OEWG on Ageing
(coming soon)

New Online application for side events - The deadline for submission is 24 February 2023 by 11:30 p.m. New York Time.

Call for Inputs - (Deadline 20 February 2023)

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 thirteenth session, namely "Right to Health and Access to Health Services" and "Social Inclusion". 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 20 February 2023.
  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 “Economic Security” and the "Contribution of Older Persons to Sustainable Development.” 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 20 February 2023.

Documents submitted to the Thirteenth Session:

  • Documents submitted by United Nations:

    • New Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (A/HRC/52/49) - “Summary of the multi-stakeholder meeting on the human rights of older persons”

Links to submissions from:

 

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