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      General Meeting

      Addressing Inequalities Experienced by LBGTQI Older Persons This program draws attention to the experiences of older LGBTQI people and underscores that the experience of a lifetime of stigma and discrimination sets up many barriers across the life course. This program will address that marginalized people need to be included in human rights protections by government, civil society and international organizations.
      location_on Baha’i International Community, Suite 102, 866 United Nations Plaza (1st Ave and 47th), New York, NY access_time 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    • 04

      2018 UN International Day of Older Persons Celebration

      “WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS: CELEBRATING HUMAN RIGHTS OF OLDER PERSONS” The 28th Annual United Nations celebration of the International Day of Older Persons (IDOP), held at United Nations Headquarters in New York City on October 4th will celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948). The anniversary campaign aims to promote the rights enshrined in the Declaration of Human Rights and what the Declaration means in the lives of older persons; engage broad audiences around the world and mobilize people for human rights; and reflect on the progress and challenges, and ways that each of us, as older persons, can stand up for human rights. The event is open to the public at no charge.
      location_on New York, NY access_time 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • 13

      General Meeting

      Catch up on Summer events at the UN: Report on High Level Political Forum and Side Event Report on Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing and Side Events Hear about the coming International Day of Older Persons at the UN--4 October Join Discussion on Committee on Ageing Goals for 2018-2019 and learn how you can be involved.
      location_on New York, NY access_time 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM