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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.
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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