The 11th Session of the UN Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWG) is expected to take place from 29 March - 1 April 2021.
This webinar is an opportunity for those interested or active in advocacy for the human rights of older people to learn more about activities underway locally and at the United Nations. It will explore the following topics:
- What difference will a UN convention make for older people and for governments, particularly in the context of COVID-19?
- Update about the Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing
- How will the 11th session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing be organised this year?
- What can NGOs do now at national level to advocate for a UN convention?
Moderated by Dr. Kiran Rabheru, Chair of the Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People, this webinar will feature interventions from the following expert speakers:
Ms. Amal Abou Rafeh, Chief of the Programme on Ageing at UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs
Mr. Craig Mokhiber, Director of the New York Office of the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Mr. Naraidoo Gava (Vijay) Naraidoo, Director of Droits Humains Ocean Indien (DIS-MOI)
This webinar will be recorded and posted on the IFA YouTube channel: