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{Virtual Town Hall} COVID-19 and Older People: What It Takes to be an Advocate

4 September 2020 @ 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM EDT

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, global leaders in civil society have come together to address the devastating and ongoing impacts to the lives and functioning of older people. Going beyond the immediate emergency response and informing effective long-term policy frameworks will require sustained efforts and a unified voice to respond to the needs of older people. As the Chair of the NGO Committee on Ageing in Geneva, Ms. Silvia Perel-Levin shares in this IFA Virtual Town Hall good practices in advocating for the recognition of the rights of older people on the global scale.
Date and Time:
Friday 4th September 2020
7:00-8:00 am (Eastern Daylight Time)
Opening Remarks:
Ms. Silvia Perel-Levin
NGO Committee on Ageing, Geneva
For any questions or concerns please contact
Kind regards,
Andra Stancu
Project Officer
International Federation on Ageing


CoNGO Notes: CoNGO and its substantive committees are actively working on issues related to ageing, older persons and intergenerational solidarity. For more information: NGO Committee on Ageing – Geneva, please visit  NGO Committee on Ageing – New York, please visit  NGO Committee on Ageing – Vienna, please visit ngoageingvie.orgNGO Committee on Intergenerational Solidarity, email the Chair, Rosa Perla Resnick at or the Vice Chair, Susanne Seperson at


4 September 2020
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM EDT
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International Federation on Aging
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