Intergenerational Relationships and the Human Rights of Older Persons
The Permanent Mission of Argentina to the United Nations, in partnership with the Sub-committee on Intergenerational Relationships of the NGO Committee on Ageing in New York, are organizing a side event on the occasion of the International Day of Human Rights (December 10th) with the co-sponsorship of Generations United, the Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations (CoNGO), the Armenian International Women´s Association, the NGO Committee on Migration, the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA), the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).
The event will take place on Monday 11 December, from 1:15 to 2:45pm, in Conference Room 12 of the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The live stream of the event can be accessed through the following link: webtv.un.org/meetings-events/
The event will focus on how intergenerational relationships can contribute to the promotion, protection and full enjoyment of the human rights of youth and older persons, by displaying a broad set of examples in which intergenerational partnerships and solidarity help to achieve social inclusion, social integration, social cohesion, the promotion of human rights, and the attainment of sustainable development. A panel of experts´ presentations will display some areas when intergenerational relationships can catalyze the enjoyment of the human rights of persons of all generations, such as early childhood development; domestic care; living arrangements; migration; remittances; social security and protection schemes; and political, economic and social participation.
Learn more about the event on “The Contribution of Intergenerational Relationships to the Enjoyment of the Human Rights of Older Persons”: