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

 

Twelfth Session

Date and Venue

The Twelfth Session of the Working Group will be held from 11 to 14 April 2022 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Participation of NGOs - The deadline for New NGOs applying for accreditation is 11 February 2022

Participation of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) - The deadline is 2 March 2022

Call for inputs - NEW

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 Twelfth session, namely "Contribution of Older Persons to Sustainable Development" and "Economic Security". 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. Please send inputs to ageing@un.org by 15 February 2022.
  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 the "Right to work and access to the labor market" and "Access to justice". 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. Please send inputs to ageing@un.org by 15 February 2022.
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