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Open-ended Working Group on Ageing
Fifth Session

Wednesday, 30 July, 2014 - Friday, 01 August, 2014, New York
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Programme

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Recent Meetings

Item 5. Other Matters

Panel 4: Recent Developments

• Independent Expert on the Enjoyment of All Human Rights by Older Persons, Ms. Rosita Kornfeld-Matte

• Outcome of the HRC Social Forum

Interactive Dialogue

• Moderated Dialogue: How to Strengthen the Rights of Older Persons through Enhanced Implementation of MIPAA

  • Aug 01 2014
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 1 (CB)
Panel 4

Panel 4: Recent Developments

• Independent Expert on the Enjoyment of All Human Rights by Older Persons, Ms. Rosita Kornfeld-Matte

• Outcome of the HRC Social Forum

Interactive Dialogue

• Moderated Dialogue: How to Strengthen the Rights of Older Persons through Enhanced Implementation of MIPAA

  • Aug 01 2014
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 1 (CB)
Panel 3: Planning for End of Life Care: Legal and Financial Issues

Panel 3. Planning for End of Life Care: Legal and Financial Issues

Panelists:

• Sooyoun Han, CareRights (ROK)

• Mónica Roqué, Ministry of Social Development, Argentina

• David Obot, Uganda Reach the Aged

• Andrew Byrnes, University New South Wales, Law Department, Australia

Interactive Dialogue

  • Jul 31 2014
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 1 (CB)
Panel 2: Violence and Abuse Against Older Persons (older women, financial abuse)

Panel 2. Violence and Abuse Against Older Persons (older women, financial abuse)

Panelists:

• Claudia Mahler, German Institute for Human Rights

• Silvia Perel-Levin, International Longevity Centre Global Alliance and INPEA

• Dr. Milutin Vracević, Health and Care Program Manager, Red Cross of Serbia

• Mr. Kazi Reazul Hoque, Fulltime Member, NHRC, Bangladesh

Interactive Dialogue

  • Jul 31 2014
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 1 (CB)
Interactive Expert Panel Discussions

Interactive Expert Panel Discussions: measures to strengthen the promotion and the protection of the rights of older persons which are currently not addressed sufficiently

Panel 1. Human Rights and Care of Older Persons Panelists:

• Ruthe Isden, Age UK

• Isabella Aboderin, African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi

• Kasia Jurczak, European Commission

• Mateja Kožuh Novak, President, Federation of Pensioners organizations, Slovenia
Interactive Dialogue

  • Jul 30 2014
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 1 (CB)
Opening

Opening Session

Item 1. Election of Officers

Item 2. Adoption of the agenda and other organizational matters

Item 3. Participation of non-governmental organizations in the work of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing

Item 4. Existing international framework on the human rights of older persons and identification of existing gaps at the international level

General Discussion: Implementation of relevant international instruments such as human rights treaties, MIPAA, GA resolutions

  • Jul 30 2014
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 1 (CB)