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1st Meeting, Multi-stakeholder meeting on the…

1st Meeting, Multi-stakeholder meeting on the Human Rights of Older Persons - Human Rights Council
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In its resolution 48/3, the Human Rights Council requested the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human to convene a multi-stakeholder meeting to discuss the report of the High Commissioner on the normative standards and obligations under international law in relation to the promotion and protection of the human rights of older persons.
10:00 – 10:30 Opening session Moderator: Ms. Peggy Hicks, Director of the Thematic Engagement, Special Procedures and Right to Development Division, OHCHR Opening remarks: Ms. Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Mr. Volker Türk, Under-Secretary-General for Policy, Executive Office of the UN Secretary-General H.E. Mr. Federico Villegas, President of the Human Rights Council Ms. Claudia Mahler, UN Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons 10:30 – 12:00 Session 1: Limitations and gaps of selected human rights norms and obligations Moderator: Ms. Bridget Sleap, Senior Researcher, Human Rights Watch Panelists: Dr. Heidrun Mollenkopf, Board member, German National Association of Senior Citizens' Organisations Prof. Issi Doron, University of Haifa Dr. Kiran Rabheru, Chair of the Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People