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[Side Event] Strengthening Collaboration to Advance the Human Rights of Older Persons – The NGO Committee on Ageing (New York)

5 April @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM UTC-4

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Leveraging Human rights 75 – Strengthening Collaboration to Advance the Human Rights of Older Persons


Wed Apr 5; 1:15pm – 2:30pm

Organizer OHCHR

Format of the Event In-Person

Location Conference Room 8


This side event will highlight opportunities for stakeholder collaboration and creating synergies among different initiatives and processes, using the opportunity of the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (“Human Rights 75”).

Following the multistakeholder meeting on the human rights of older persons held under the Human Rights Council in August 2022, the panel will discuss, inter alia:

(a) How the links between the work of the Open-ended Working Group and the Human Rights Council can be further strengthened;

(b) The role of the UN Decade of Healthy Ageing as a collaborative platform to advance the human rights of older persons;

(c) Contributions of older persons to the Summit for the Future and the Declaration on the Future Generations;

(d) Strategy for leveraging the “Human Rights 75” to raise the visibility of older persons. Potential co-sponsors: Informal Core Group members, NGO Committee on Ageing, GAROP, GANHRI Working Group on Ageing, DESA, UNFPA, UNITAR, WHO.


5 April
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM UTC-4
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UN Headquarters, New York
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