Growing Ageing Population - 60+ Years

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Notifications of events organized throughout the year by the NGO Committee on Ageing will be sent out by email. Watch this space for updates on upcoming events. 

 

Full list of upcoming and recent events of interest to our members may be found here.

NEWSFLASH!!

  • The High Level Political Forum completed its 2021 review of implementation of the sustainable development goals on Thursday, 15 July, with the adoption of a Ministerial Declaration after intense negotiations.  Final Draft that was adopted is here.  The Major Groups and Other Stakeholders, of which the Stakeholder Group on Ageing is a member, issued a statement expressing disappointment - here.
  • The Second Newsletter, Issue #2 of the NGO Committee on Ageing, is now available here (PDF 8.5 MB).
  • The Inaugural Newsletter Issue of the NGO Committee on Ageing, disseminated on 10 March 2021, can be accessed here (PDF 1.6 MB).

A full listing of current and past newsletters may be found here.

Learn how to use your Twitter Account !!   Powerpoint presentation here.

RECOMMENDED EVENTS

30 July 2021

IFA Global Cafe Series.

In conversation with Dr Naheed Dosani, an experienced palliative care physician with extensive experience in the caring for homeless, vulnerable & marginalized people in community settings to create accessible health care. 

Friday, 30 July 2021, 7:00-8:00 a.m. EDT.   

REGISTRATION required.  
Flyer here.

Executive Committee Elections 2021-2023

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ELECTIONS, NGO COMMITTEE ON AGEING/NY 2021-2023

For list of elected officials, click here... 


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Videos, reports and articles related to COVID-19 can be accessed here.

Useful websites (which also provide links to other useful information):  

https://www.un.org/en/coronavirus

https://www.ohchr.org/EN/pages/home.aspx

https://rightsofolderpeople.org/covid-19-resources-relating-to-older-people/

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

recent docs2


World Population Ageing 2020 Highlights: Living arrangements of older persons

Here.



World Population Ageing 2020 Highlights

Here.


Population Fact Sheet 2020.

Here.


Report of the Independent Expert (Claudi Mahler) on Human Rights of Older Persons:  the data gap.  A/HRC/45/14

Here.


 Report of the Secretary-General transmitting the report of the Independent Expert on Impact of the coronovirus disease (COVID-19) on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons.  A/75/205

Here.


 Report of the Secretary-General on Follow-up to the International Year of Older Persons:  Second World Assembly on Ageing.  A/75/218

Here.


A/74/186, Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, on older persons with disabilities. 

Here  


Facts about older women prepared for UNECE Beijing plus 25 review, Geneva October 2019, Section 1: overview: achievements and challenges since 1995. 

Here

E/CN.5/2020/3, Report of the Secretary-General on affordable housing and social protection systems for all to address homelessness.  

Here

Report of Expert Group Meeting on “Affordable Housing and Social Protection Systems for All to Address Homelessness”.  

Here

World Population Ageing 2019, Ten Key Messages.  Here.  Please note that the World Population Ageing 2019 report refers to older persons as 65 and above. 

Here

A/74/170:  Report of the Secretary-General on Follow-up to the International Year of Older Persons:  Second World Assembly on Ageing. 

Here

A/AC.278/2019/2:  Report of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing on its tenth working session.  

Here

For documents related to the 11th session of the Open Ended Working Group on Ageing:  

https://social.un.org/ageing-working-group/eleventhsession.shtml

A/HRC/41/32:  Report of the OHCHR on activities of the OHCHR, United Nations system and regional organizations to support States’ efforts to promote and protect the human rights of older persons.  

Here
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