Events

23rd Anniversary of the United Nations International Day of Older Persons

Event date: Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013 Location: United Nations, New York, NY

The NGO Committee on Ageing/NY in collaboration with the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs is hosting the 23rd Anniversary of the United Nations International Day of Older Persons, "The Future We Want – What Older Persons Are Saying."  The event will take place on Wednesday, October 9, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the UN in New York City.

Registration after Labor Day.

For more information, visit: www.ngocoa-ny.org.

On 21 December 2010, the United Nations General Assembly established an Open- ended Working Group on Ageing with a mandate to identify gaps in the protection of the rights of older people and ways in which these gaps can be addressed.