rights

Fair guidelines: four steps towards a UN convention on the rights of older people

2019-06-06T11:48:41+00:00 Tags: , , , |

These guidelines are for civil society organisations wishing to influence their governments to support a convention. They emphasise the importance of involving older people in your advocacy activities, both as a matter of principle, and because older people are the [...]

Our Voices, Our Rights – what older people say about the normative elements of their right to autonomy and independence

2019-04-22T10:21:42+00:00 Tags: , , |

Published ahead of the 10th session of the UN Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWG), this new GAROP report is based on a recent consultation with over 1,000 older people in ten countries in Africa and Asia. The participants were asked [...]