International Day of Older Persons 2012

International Day of Older Persons“On this International Day, I call on governments to do more t o add ress the needs of older persons. The key interventions are well-known: granting universal access to social services; increasing the number and worth of pension plans; and creating laws an d policies that prevent age and gender discrimination in the workplace.”  Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Message for International Day of Older Persons (2012)

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International Day of Older Persons, Geneva, 1 October 2012

International Day of Older Persons, New York, 10 October 2012

The theme this year is: “Longevity: Shaping the Future”.

Related Links:

United Nations International Day of Older Persons Background