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International Day of Older Persons (IDOP2021): Celebrations in Vienna and New York

1 October 2021


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It is with great excitement that we announce the United Nations Intern Day of Older Persons theme for 2021: “Digital Equity for All Ages”. The #UNIDOP202, taking place virtually October 1, 2021, predicates the need for access and meaningful participation in the digital world by older persons.

The 2021 UN International Day of Older Persons will provide a platform for multi-stakeholder dialogue and serve as a call to action. The #UNIDOP2021 will adopt a person centered, human rights approach to ensure digital equity including adequate policies, access, digital literacy and safety for individuals of all ages.

To pre-register for #UNIDOP2021 New York event, go to:

UN International Day of Older Persons (UNIDOP) 2021 is being presented virtually by UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) and the NGO Committees on Ageing in New YorkGeneva and Vienna . Each NGO Committee of Ageing will be hosting an event highlighting the objectives of the #UNIDOP2021.

Tentative dates and times are outlined below.

Pre-register to receive information on side events and program details such as speaker bios and agenda as they are made available.

VIENNA: Register here:

October 1, 2021
7:30-9:30 EDT (13:30 – 14:30 CET) Hosted by NGO Committee on Ageing Vienna


NEW YORK: Register here:

10:00-12:00 EDT (16:00-18:00 CET) Hosted by NGO Committee on Ageing New York


Click the following link to read the concept notes and objectives of the #UNIDOP 2021.

2021 UNIDOP: “Digital Equity for All Ages” | United Nations For Ageing


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