Consultation and Other 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.

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Call for inputs: on legal capacity and informed consent of older persons

Deadline: 23 February 2024

Issued by: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

Purpose:To inform the report of the Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons on legal capacity and informed consent of older persons to the 57th session of the Human Rights Council.

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Call for inputs:

Written submissions should be in Word of PDF format and should be submitted by email to hrc-ie-olderpersons@un.org before 23 February 2024, including in the e-mail subject line: ‘Input for the report of the Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons on legal capacity and informed consent of older persons.  A number of guiding questions are listed on the official website to guide inputs. Accepted languages include English, French and Spanish.

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Call for inputs: the human rights dimension of care and support

Deadline: 13 April 2023

Issued by: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

Purpose:As requested in resolution 54/6, adopted by the Human Rights Council on 11 October 2023, OHCHR is requesting inputs for an expert workshop and a comprehensive thematic study on the human rights dimension of care and support.

Written inputs are invited from from Member States and a range of stakeholders including civil society and particularly women’s organizations, including grass-roots women’s organizations, organizations of persons with disabilities, child rights organizations, older persons and their representative organizations and representatives of employers’ and workers’ organizations, and other interested parties.

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Call for inputs:

Written submissions should be in Word format and limited to 5 pages or 3,000 words in English, French and Spanish. They should be submitted by email/fax/postal mail to registry@ohchr.org with ohchr-wohchr@un.org in copy before 13 April 2024, including in the e-mail subject line: ‘input to the study on care and support, pursuant to HRC resolution 54/6′.  A number of guiding questions have been provided in English, French and Spanish.

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