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UN DESA Apr 17
"It makes me feel unwanted and unloved" 💔 Older people from around the world talk about how & negative stereotypes affect their lives. The Open-ended Working Group on Ageing this week discusses ways of countering ageism:
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Ellen Graham Apr 16
Finally some NGO statements! Older activist Bertha Kijo from Tanzania shares her powerful personal experiences of education, going to university in older age, and the discrimination she faced as a result
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Ageing Nepal Apr 18
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HelpAge Apr 17
An older man in South Africa said "My pension is not enough, as I have to buy incontinence pads because sometimes urine just drips out and my trousers become wet. I feel very embarrassed." Older people currently face threats to their dignity. This should not be the case!
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Borja Arrue Apr 18
"Civil society wants a clear message from our side on where we want to go! Why if we have a convention for children and people with disabilities cannot we have a convention on the rights of older people?". Passionate call for action from the chair
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erica dhar Apr 14
⁩ chief of UN ageing addresses NGOs double the number of NGOs attending the blocks we have faced are beginning to break voices of NGOs so impt ⁦⁩ ⁦
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UN For Ageing Apr 18
Still smiling 😁😎👍🏼 last session at
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Emily McCarron Apr 18
And that’s a wrap! The has closed. Despite frustrations with slow progress, it has been heartening to see so much support for a legally binding instrument on the rights of older persons, from member states, civil society and .
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Alana Officer Apr 15
We want your inputs at the side event on the Decade of Healthy Ageing please join the discussion a 2:45 in Room CR B
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NGO Ageing Geneva Apr 14
Prepearing for the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing that starts tomorrow
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Elie MUGABOWISHEMA Mar 14
The country will be strong only when it treats equaly all its without any and . , , , , ,
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Ageing Nepal Apr 15
Older activist Ishwari Swar from Ageing Nepal in the 10th session of Open- Ended Working Group on Ageing from 15th -18th April 2019 (UN, New York) joins world leaders to call for UN convention on the Rights of older person.
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HelpAge  Ethiopia Apr 16
We are calling on governments to support the creation of a UN convention on the rights of older people. It’s time for our rights to be protected in older age!
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Emily McCarron Apr 18
Last day of the and things are off to a very good start with and expressing their support for a legally binding instrument on the rights of older persons.
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UN For Ageing Apr 18
What a moment! When met PARO at side event
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William Mitchell Apr 15
Tough day waiting to make an intervention. The list was something like 44 Countries, 3 UN Agencies, 5 National Human Rights Institutions and 13 NGOs on the list. Tomorrow is another day.
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AGE Platform Europe Apr 19
At the last day of the UN working group on ageing, we discussed the rights to independence and to long-term care. What should be the scope of these rights? how to make sure they're respected in old age? shares AGE's position in a short video.
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Steve Robinson Apr 18
Reflecting on the past week at has highlighted how much there is still to do. For too long we have relied on the impetus of others and need in the coming period to mobilise on a country by country basis. The rights of older people can no longer be ignored!
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Marcus Riley Apr 15
Great to be with older activists at who’ve come from all parts of the globe to be at thanks to to advocate for rights of older people
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AGE Platform Europe May 13
Something is moving, but stronger political commitment is now urgent! This can be the conclusion of the recent United Nations meeting on (), which left participants with mixed feelings:
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