International Day of Older Persons 2002

The 12th Annual Celebration of the
International Day of Older Persons

“Meeting the Challenges of Ageing: Where do we go from here?”

Thursday, 3 October 2002
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
United Nations Headquarters, New York

Participants include:

  • Eveline Hoenigsperger, Federal Ministry for Social Security and Generations, Austria
  • Dr. Martha Pelaez, Advisor on Healthy Ageing
    WHO/PAHO
  • Tavengwa Nhongo, African Regional Representative, HelpAge International Madiha el Safty
    American University, Cairo
  • Plus a performance by A Skitch Henderson
    Conductor,  New York Pops Orchestra

Sponsored by the NGO Committee on Aging, in collaboration with the UN Department of Public Information and the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs