Area of representation: The elderly
The UN/NGO Committee on Ageing, NY
Works to raise world awareness of the opportunities and challenges of global ageing. The Committee, advocates within the United Nations community to further integrate ageing in UN policies and programs and encourages member states to include ageing needs in social and economic policy considerations.
View the Committee page here.
Key United Nations Documents on Older Persons and Ageing
⇒Statement of the Human Rights Council: Urgent Call to Protect Older Women and their Human Rights