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