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Webinar report: National advocacy ahead of the 11th OEWG session

GAROP held its latest webinar on 22nd January focusing on national advocacy by NGOs in the crucial few weeks leading up to the 11th Open-ended Working Group on Ageing session. The webinar was part of a series of webinars organised with the support of the International Federation on Ageing. The webinar was moderated by [...]

By |2020-04-01T17:01:20+00:00February 3rd, 2020|Home page|Comments Off on Webinar report: National advocacy ahead of the 11th OEWG session

Dr. Jacob John Kattakayam

Paying tribute to Dr. Jacob John Kattakayam GAROP would like to pay tribute to Professor Jacob John Kattakayam of the Centre for Gerontological Studies who sadly passed away on 7th December 2019 following a short illness. Professor Kattakayam was a tireless advocate for older people’s human rights and a UN convention and attended many of [...]

By |2020-01-10T15:37:15+00:00January 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dr. Jacob John Kattakayam

GAROP Asia Pacific members adopt the ‘Kerala Declaration’

Kerala Declaration Declaration from the Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People’s Asia Pacific members workshop Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, 14 November 2019 We make this urgent call from GAROP members in Asia Pacific States to the OEWG on Ageing to accelerate the work relating to the adoption of a new UN convention on the human [...]

By |2020-04-01T16:42:07+00:00December 12th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on GAROP Asia Pacific members adopt the ‘Kerala Declaration’

Members and older activists mobilise for IDOP 2019

GAROP members in all regions are busy marking International Day of Older Persons (IDOP) 2019 in a variety of ways this week. This year's official IDOP theme is the 'Journey to age equality'. The sub-themes include lifelong learning, decent work, and social protection. These are all focus areas of rights currently being examined by [...]

By |2020-04-01T16:57:25+00:00October 1st, 2019|Home page|Comments Off on Members and older activists mobilise for IDOP 2019

Webinar report: The Right to Work and Access to the Labour Market in Older Age

On 5th September, GAROP organised a webinar on 'The Right to Work and Access to the Labour Market in Older Age' in partnership with the International Federation on Ageing. This focus area of older people's rights is one of those that will be discussed for the first time in the substantive debates at the [...]

By |2020-01-10T07:07:38+00:00September 12th, 2019|Home page|Comments Off on Webinar report: The Right to Work and Access to the Labour Market in Older Age

Webinar report: Access to Justice in Older Age

On 22nd August, GAROP held the latest webinar in its series organised in partnership with the International Federation on Ageing. The webinar focused on older people's access to justice, one of the two new areas of older people's rights due to be discussed for the first time at the 11th session of the Open-Ended Working [...]

By |2020-02-04T11:30:02+00:00August 27th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Webinar report: Access to Justice in Older Age

Activist Naraidoo Gava Naraidoo reports on his participation in the Human Rights Council’s 41st session in July

NGO Statement and Panel discussion on technical cooperation in the promotion and protection of human rights I felt the weight of Human Rights NGOs and activists on my shoulders as a privilege when delivering the joint NGO statement at the 41st Session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) to the delegates precisely on behalf [...]

By |2019-08-22T16:25:11+00:00August 22nd, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Activist Naraidoo Gava Naraidoo reports on his participation in the Human Rights Council’s 41st session in July