Consultation Opportunities

Below you can find the details of consultations that are relevant to older people’s human rights being conducted by UN agencies, members of our Global Alliance, and other stakeholders. Please note that you should click the links for more information, contact the organisers of the consultation directly with any queries and follow their instructions on how to submit your inputs.


Call for written inputs for the 12th session of the UN Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing

Deadline: 15 February 2022
Issued by: UN DESA

Purpose: The Chair of the UN Open-ended Working Group on Ageing has invited Member States, “A” status National Human Rights Institutions, and non-governmental organizations with OEWG accreditation and/or ECOSOC Status along with other stakeholders such as UN bodies to submit written input on the topics that will be considered in the 12th session of the OEWG. An analytical report will be produced based on all written inputs for further discussion in the session, which will be held 11-14th April 2022.

More information:
The following written inputs are requested:
  1. Substantive inputs on the two focus areas of the Twelfth session, namely “Contribution of Older Persons to Sustainable Development” and “Economic Security”
  1. Substantive inputs, in the form of normative content for the development of a possible international standard on the protection of the rights of older people to the “Right to work and access to the labor market” and “Access to justice”.

Please refer to the “guiding questions” on each of the focus areas on the official OEWG website and for further instructions on where to send your written inputs. Inputs should be in English and of no more than 800 words per focus area.