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Our rights under threat as we grow old: A timely expert discussion on the intersection of disability and age - COSP13 Side Event
1 Dec 2020 -  A discussion on the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on older persons and persons with disabilities, exacerbated by existing ageism, ableism, and shortcomings in support systems and residential care.
Speakers:
Gerard Quinn, Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Claudia Mahler, Independent Expert on the Enjoyment of all Human Rights by Older Persons
Kate Swaffer, Chair, CEO & Co-founder, Dementia Alliance International (DAI)
Moderator: Bethany Brown, Human Rights Advisor, International Disability Alliance (IDA)
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