January 07, 2019

International Rights of Older Persons

 

Commission Resources

Key Web Links

Global Alliance to Strengthen the Rights of Older People
Includes “why we need a convention,” information about the UN Open Ended Working Group Meetings, and useful links to other materials.

HelpAge International
Contains information about HAI’s work toward a human rights convention.

Global Action on Aging
Weekly news postings to website on elder rights, health, emergencies, income support, HIV/AIDS and more. Much information in the six UN languages.

U.N.’s Ageing Social Policy and Development Division
General information about UN’s work on ageing

U.N. Open Ended Working Group on Ageing

Articles

The Human Rights of Older Persons Take a Step Forward by Charlie Sabatino, Bifocal, Vol. 39, No. 1.

Attention All Non-Profit Groups in Aging: Come to the United Nations, by Charlie Sabatino, Bifocal, Vol. 38, No. 4.

2016 Year in Review: Human Rights of Older Persons, by Charlie Sabatino, Bifocal, Vol. 38, No. 2.

2015 Year in Review: Human Rights of Older Persons, by Charlie Sabatino, Bifocal, Vol. 37, No. 2.

The Americas Becomes First Region in the World to Have an Instrument for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Older Persons, Bifocal, Vol. 36, No. 5.

International Rights of Older Persons: The Gray Wave, by Charles P. Sabatino, Experience Magazine of the ABA Senior Lawyers Division (Vol. 22, No. 1, 2012)

Additional archived articles on International Rights of Older Persons are available upon request