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COVID-19 and Older People: A Human Rights Perspective
COVID-19 has brought with it many unprecedented challenges, particularly regarding the impacts on older people. Now is the time for knowledge and experience sharing in the fight to protect and respect the rights of older people around the world.

On 1 May 2020 at 7:00-8:00am (GMT-4) IFA is proud to feature opening remarks from Ms. Peggy Hicks, Director of the Thematic Engagement, Special Procedures and Right to Development Division of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).

Alongside friends and colleagues working in the field with and on behalf of millions of vulnerable people join us in sharing:

• Stories of extraordinary resilience and courage in the face of COVID-19
• Global challenges facing vulnerable populations during this pandemic
• Lessons to be learned and good practices in protecting and respecting the rights of older people in these unprecedented times

Please see additional time zones below, for reference:

Sao Paulo, Brazil: 08:00
Rome, Italy: 13:00
New Delhi, India: 16:30
Perth, Australia: 19:00

May 1, 2020 07:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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