United Nations – Request for Inputs to 10th session of the General Assembly’s Open-ended Working Group on Ageing

Americas, Events, News, December 11 2018

The Chair of the General Assembly's Open-ended Working Group (OEWG) on Ageing, Ambassador Martín García Moritán, Permanent Representative of Argentina to the United Nations

The Chair of the General Assembly’s Open-ended Working Group (OEWG) on Ageing, Ambassador Martín García Moritán, Permanent Representative of Argentina to the United Nations

NEW YORK, USA: The Chair of the General Assembly’s Open-ended Working Group (OEWG) on Ageing, Ambassador Martín García Moritán, Permanent Representative of Argentina to the United Nations, invites non-governmental organizations with ECOSOC Status and previously accredited organizations to the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing, to provide:

  1. Substantive inputs on the two focus areas of the 10th session, namely “Social protection and social security including social protection floors” and “Education, training, lifelong learning and capacity-building” in the context of older persons. Please refer to attached “guiding questions” on each of the focus areas. Inputs should be in English and of no more than 800 words per focus area.
  2. Substantive inputs, in the form of normative content for the development of a possible international standard on the protection of the rights of older people to “Autonomy and Independence” and “Long-term and Palliative Care”; the two focus areas of the previous 9th session of the Working Group. Please refer to attached “guiding questions” on each of the focus areas. Inputs should be in English and of no more than 800 words per focus area.

Kindly note that inputs should be sent to ageing@un.org by 1 February 2019.

The 10th session will be held from 15 to 18 April 2019 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. For more information about the session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing, please click on the following link http://bit.ly/OEWG10

Colleagues wishing to be inscribed on the list of speakers of plenary meetings of the session are kindly requested to do so through emailing at ageing-working-group@un.org

Source: USDESA

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