Save The Date

The 26th International Day of Older Persons (IDOP)
Thursday, 6 October 2016
United Nations, New York
“Take a Stand Against Ageism”

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The World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) 2016  

The World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) is commemorated each year on 15 June to highlight the often silent suffering of the elder generation.  This is the one day of the year when the whole world voices its opposition to the abuse and suffering inflicted to some defenseless older people.

Empowering Older Women
Video: Empowering Older Women – The forgotten half-billion

 A CSW60 Side Event organized by Mission of Argentina, NGO Committee on Ageing:
United Nations Webcast: Ending Elder Abuse: Breaking the Generational Cycle of Violence

Virginia Hazzard press release SM

Virginia Hazzard Legacy Fund

COA’s Virginia Hazzard Legacy Fund announces $3,000 grants to four basic literacy and numeracy programs specifically designed for the 60+ populations.

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Learn more about the Committee’s mission here.


The NGO Committee on Ageing, NY works to raise world awareness of the opportunities and challenges of global ageing. The Committee advocates within the United Nations community to further integrate ageing in UN policies and programs.


NGO Committee on Ageing
Janet Sigal (Chair)
American Psychological Association
Cynthia Stuen (Vice-Chair)
International Federation on Ageing


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