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Side-event to the 8th Session of the UN Open Ended Working Group on Ageing

6 July 2017, 13:15 - 14:30, Conference Room E, UN Headquarters in New-York

DEMONSTRATING THE WORK OF NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS INSTITUTIONS AND THE RIGHTS OF OLDER PERSONS WITH

REGARD TO ‘EQUALITY AND NON-DISCRIMINATION’ & ‘NEGLECT, VIOLENCE AND ABUSE’


GANHRI (Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions) in conjunction with APF (Asia Pacific Forum) will host a Side-Event Co-sponsored by the Permanent Missions of Australia, Costa Rica, Germany, Korea, OHCHR and UNDP​ on “DEMONSTRATING THE WORK OF NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS INSTITUTIONS AND THE RIGHTS OF OLDER PERSONS WITH REGARD TO ‘EQUALITY AND NON-DISCRIMINATION’ & ‘NEGLECT, VIOLENCE AND ABUSE’”, on 6 July 2017 in New-York at the UN Headquarters.

The objective of the side event is to take stock of the findings and conclusions of NHRIs across all regions in relation to discrimination and neglect, violence and abuse of older persons. The event will also demonstrate how NHRIs can use their unique mandate and functions in line with the Paris Principles, including investigating, monitoring, complaints-handling and advising the state on the rights of older persons with regard to the focus areas ‘equality and non-discrimination’ and ‘neglect, violence and abuse’.​

Please find here the following related documents for the Event : 


​For more information, please contact info@ganhri.org​ 

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Special Session on the Rights of Older Persons, 14 June, 2016, Seoul, Korea - ASEM Expert Forum on Human Rights of Older Persons on 15-16, June, 2016


The National Human Rights Commission of Korea in conjunction with GANHRI will host a “Special Session on Human Rights of Older Persons”, on 14 June 2016 in Seoul, Korea. In this occasion a meeting of the GANHRI Working Group on Ageing will take place. The Special Session will be held on the margins of the ASEM Expert Forum on Human Rights of Older Persons from 15-16, June, 2016. ​

Please find here the following documents : 
1. ASEM Expert Forum on Human Rights of Older Persons administrative circular [2016 ASEM Expert Forum on Human Rights of Older Persons] Administrative Circular.pdf
2. ASEM Forum concept note [2016 ASEM Expert Forum on Human Rights of Older Persons] Concept Paper(draft).pdf
3. Registration form for ASEM and NHRI meeting [2016 ASEM Expert Forum and Special session on  Human Rights of Older Persons - Registration Form.docx, and 
4. Tentative program of the Special Session (16.5.16) tentative program for GANHRI session on 14 June.docx


A final concept note and programme will be shared after being finalized. Financial assistance can be offered depending on the budget of the organising institution. For more information, please contact Ms. Sook Oh, at shoh2013@nhrc.go.kr

 



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