SPOTLIGHT

Elder

Human Rights of Older Persons

This year the Commission continued to participate in the annual meetings of the U.N. Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing in support of the new ABA liaison Professor Bill Mock of John Marshall Law School. The Working Group has continued to engage in extensive inquiry and debate about whether the U.N. should pursue a separate convention on the rights of older persons, or instead, seek to strengthen the enforcement of existing international normative standards as they may apply to older persons.

ABOUT BIFOCAL

BIFOCAL, the Commission on Law and Aging's bi-monthly journal, provides timely, valuable legal resources pertaining to older persons, generated through the joint efforts of public and private bar groups and the aging network.

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