Meetings and Workshops

Meetings and Workshops

Regional workshop “Evidence-based ageing-related policies in sub-Saharan Africa”: UN DESA organized a workshop in Lake Naivasha, Kenya, 16-18 November 2021 in collaboration with the Government of Kenya.

Expert Group Meeting on “Building forward Better for Older Persons post COVID-19“, 2-5 March 2021 (Virtual)

2020 High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

  • Event on “SDG Delivery for Older Persons and Persons with Disabilities Post COVID-19” | Flyer of the Event

Expert Group Meeting on “Older Persons in Emergency Crises”, 15-17 May 2019, United Nations Headquarters, New York

Expert Group Meeting on “Care and Older Persons: Links to Decent Work, Migration and Gender”5-7 December 2017, United Nations Headquarters, New York

2017 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development:

  • Event on “Making Sustainable Development Work at All Ages: Eradicating Poverty and Promoting Prosperity for Older Persons” on the issues of ageing, poverty and prosperity in the context of the 2030 Agenda.
    Concept Note | Flyer of the Event
  • Event on “Beyond Slogans – Good Practice to Count Us All In” on good disaggregated data, which are essential to poverty eradication for those older and for people with disabilities.
    Flyer of the event

UNDESA Focal Point on Ageing, AARP and the UN Women for Peace Association hosted a luncheon briefing and an evening reception marking the 10th anniversary of the AARP-UN annual Briefing Series. This event, held during the 61st Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, examined the age, gender, and care dimensions of work.
Concept Note | Invitation

Expert Group Meeting on ‘Global ageing and the data revolution – the way forward in the post-2015 environment’, 7-9 July 2015, United Headquarters, New York.

Workshop on the Social Integration and the Rights of Older Persons in the Asia-Pacific Region, 30 September – 2 October 2014, Bangkok

Expert Group Meeting on “Neglect, Abuse and Violence of Older Women”, New York, 5-7 November 2013

Expert Group Meeting on the Human Rights of Older Persons, United Nations Headquarters, New York, 29 to 31 May 2012

Expert Group Meeting on Human Rights of Older Persons Organized jointly by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights,Geneva, 25-26 May 2010. Report of the Meeting

Expert Group Meeting on “Rights of Older Persons”, Bonn, Germany, 5-7 May 2009
Report of the Meeting | Annotated Agenda