Our Call for a UN Convention

Our Call for a UN Convention

Getting Serious about the Human Rights of Older Persons – Our Call for a UN Convention. 

On behalf of Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario (EAPO), the Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (CNPEA) an the International Longevity Centre (ILC) Canada, we present to you our webinar on “Getting Serious about the Human Rights of Older Persons – Our Call for a UN Convention”.

The webinar recording can be viewed below:

Please find below links resources shared during the webinar and background information on the need for a UN Convention on the Rights of Older Persons and how you can take action to Sign the Petition!

The Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People is strengthening the rights and voice of older people globally. We encourage you to sign our petition urging governments to start drafting a United Nations (UN) convention on the rights of older people without delay.

Sign Petition: https://eapon.ca/AgeWithRights_Petition

The Global Rally is a key part of the Age with Rights campaign that provides opportunity for people around the world who support the stronger protection and promotion of older people’s human rights to unite in solidarity and call on governments to take action and support the drafting of the United Nations (UN) convention on the rights of older people. #AgeWithRights Global Rally 2024: 8-14 April 2024

Browse the Global Rally 2024 activities: https://rightsofolderpeople.org/2024-global-rally-activities/
Age With Rights Social media toolkit: https://trello.com/b/1GvF0idt/age-with-rights-global-rally-2024
Age With Rights Campaign Video – youtube.com

GAROP Briefing : The Imperative of Including a Comprehensive International Legally Binding Instrument in United Nations Open-ended Working Group on Ageing Intergovernmentally Negotiated Recommendations

We also encourage you to join the Canadian Coalition Against Ageism (CCAA), a nation-wide social change movement to combat ageism against older people while protecting and strengthening their human rights. Join Now as a supporter: https://bit.ly/supportCCAA

To learn more about ILC Canada please visit: https://www.ilccanada.org/ccaa and CNPEA at: www.cnpea.ca
We also thank the National Institute on Aging for also sponsoring our event.

Please submit your questions or comments to: rrideout@eapon.ca.

Raeann Rideout
Director Partnerships & Outreach

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