55th CSocD - February 1-10
55th Commission on Social Development
February 1-10 at UNHQ
The fifty-fifth session of the Commission for Social Development will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 1 to 10 February 2017. The priority theme for the 2017-2018 review and policy cycle would be “Strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all”.
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Open-ended Working Group on Ageing - News
The General Assembly Open-ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWGA), which held its seventh session from 12-15 December 2017 to discuss the protection of the human rights of older persons, ended on an encouraging note !! At all the previous six sessions, Member States held extensive discussions on a wide range of issues affecting older persons – discrimination, social security and social protection, right to health, violence and abuse, discrimination and access to work, age and social exclusion, access to justice, autonomy and demographic issues.
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6 October 2016
2016 United Nations International Day of Older Persons
IDOP took a stand against ageism by drawing attention to and challenging negative stereotypes and misconceptions about older persons and ageing. Click here to view the UN Webcast