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Digital Technologies and Older Persons: A Smart Mix - CSocD59 Side Event
8 Feb 2021 -  The 14th annual AARP-United Nations Briefing Series, organized by AARP and DESA in collaboration with ITU and the United Nations Independent Expert on the human rights of older persons, aims to examine how to ensure the inclusion of older people’s rights, needs, interests and perspectives in efforts of the international community to optimize the use of digital technologies and mitigate its risks.

In doing so, the event will engage new and current partners in a discussion to highlight the challenges faced by and opportunities for older people in digital inclusion; digital capacity building and ensuring that digital products, policies and practices comply with human rights standards and protections of older people.

A virtual side event during the 59th session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD59, February 8-17, 2021)