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Secretary-General Urges ‘Forcefully Rejecting’ Ageism, in Message for International Day of Older Persons

Virginia Hazzard Legacy Fund press release

25 May 2016

NGO Committee on Ageing’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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Older Persons Are Important... We All Count And We Must All Be Counted.

Statement For Informal Morning briefing for civil society
During CSoCD, 3-12 February 2016

My name is Frances Zainoeddin, representative of Gray Panthers, the NGO Committee on Ageing and the Stakeholder Group on Ageing.  I want to thank the NGO Committee for Social Development for organizing these morning sessions.

According to the United Nations, virtually all countries are experiencing growth in the number and proportion of older persons in their populations.  …

Presidential Proclamation -- National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, 2015

Joint Statement -- Human Rights for All Post – 2015

Human Rights for All Post-2015
Human rights have surged to the forefront of the debate about what will succeed the Millennium Development Goals in 2015. As human rights and social justice organizations worldwide, we feel compelled to lay out some of the baseline implications of embedding human rights into the core of the sustainable development agenda this time around.

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