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The Global Alliance

Established in 2011, the Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People

was born out of the need to strengthen the rights and voice of older people globally.

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Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People

Established in 2011, the Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People was born out of the need to strengthen the rights and voice of older people globally. Today, GAROP is a network of over 380 members in around 80 countries worldwide, united in our work to strengthen and promote the rights of older persons. GAROP is governed by a global Steering Group elected by our members and its work is supported by a Secretariat Coordinator.

WHO WE ARE

The mission of the Global Alliance is to support and enhance civil society’s engagement at national, regional and international levels on the need for a new international instrument on the rights of older persons

The Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People seeks a world in which older persons live free from discrimination and are able to fully enjoy their rights.

Our core values are partnership with, inclusion of, and the promotion of participation by older people in decisions that affect their lives. We respect the rights of all persons regardless of age, race, color, disability, gender, language, religion, sexual orientation, political views, national or social origin, class and birth or property status.

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  • GAROP Africa Regional Members Workshop
    All day
    2019.10.16-2019.10.17

    This is a capacity-building workshop for around 50 GAROP member organisations based in the African region. The aim of the workshop is to nurture collaborative links between members, give training on human rights and the UN Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing process, and plan effective joint advocacy. The workshop is organised by GAROP with the support of the Swedish Postcode Foundation and our local hosts, Uganda Reach the Aged Association (URAA).

    Contact: info@rightsofolderpeople.org  

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