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(4th meeting) 14th Open-ended Working Group on…

(4th meeting) 14th Open-ended Working Group on Ageing - General Assembly, 78th session

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14th Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing for the purpose of strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons (20, 21, 22 and 24 May 2024).
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  • Other matters (Item 7): Discussion on the way forward

The Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing was established by the General Assembly by resolution 65/182 on 21 December 2010. The working group will consider the existing international framework of the human rights of older persons and identify possible gaps and how best to address them, including by considering, as appropriate, the feasibility of further instruments and measures.

Provisional agenda for the 14th Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing:

1. Election of officers.
2. Adoption of the agenda and other organizational matters.
3. Participation of national human rights institutions in the work of the Open ended Working Group on Ageing.
4. Participation of non-governmental organizations in the work of the Open ended Working Group on Ageing.
5. Measures to enhance the promotion and protection of the human rights and dignity of older persons.
6. Follow-up to resolution 78/177: measures to enhance the promotion and protection of the human rights and dignity of older persons: best practices, lessons learned, possible content for a multilateral legal instrument and identification of areas and issues where further protection and action are needed.
7. Other matters.
8. Adoption of the report.

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