UN and Ageing

UN Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWGA)


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

Only representatives of NGOs that have consultative status with ECOSOC (General, Special, and Roster) and Accredited NGOs to the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing may register via indico for the 13th Open-ended Working Group on Ageing. Please note that the deadline to register is 20 March 2023.

For more information about the Thirteenth Session of the Working Group, please visit here. 


CoNGO Notes: The NGO Committee on Ageing/NY is a Substantive Committee of the Conference of NGOs in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations. Likewise, for more information on the NGO Committee on Ageing/Vienna, please visit ngoageingvie.org. For more information on the NGO Committee on Ageing/Geneva, please visit ageingcommitteegeneva.org

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

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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: bit.ly/UNIDOP2021

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: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GqD_gJ4OTtymbzNWk5x-rw

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


NEW YORK: Register here: http://bit.ly/UNIDOP2021

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