302, 2020

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 [...]

110, 2019

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. [...]

1404, 2019

GAROP releases Opening Statement for OEWG10

This statement is made on behalf of the Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People (GAROP), a global network of over 300 organisations united to strengthen and promote the rights of older persons. I represent ACAMAGE from Cameroon, which is a member of [...]

1503, 2019

Webinar report: Mobilising for the 10th session of the OEWG

On 13th March, GAROP held the 6th in its series of webinars organised in partnership with the International Federation on Ageing. This webinar focused on the 10th session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWG) to be held in New York between 15th-18th [...]

503, 2019

HelpAge Espana releases a new report about a UN convention

As part of a new project funded by the IMSERSO (the Ministry of Health in Spain), HelpAge International Espana has produced a new report entitled: 'Derechos de las personas mayores: Hacia una Convención de Naciones Unidas para los derechos de las personas mayores'. [...]