Official Documents and UN Processes

International Human Rights Law

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (available in more than 300 languages and dialects)

Human Rights of Older People Source Database:
The database was put together by The Academy of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, which is part of the Washington College of Law in The American such as Poker Law, University in Washington D.C. Funded by the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), this project has captured and made available international, regional and national policy frameworks and laws that pertain to the rights of older people.

Brasilia Declaration:
‘Second Regional Intergovernmental Conference on Ageing in Latin America and the Caribbean: towards a society for all ages and rights-based social protection’, ECLAC UN, Brasilia, Brazil, 4–6 December 2007.

Report of the Expert Group Meeting: ‘Rights of Older Persons’: UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Division for Social Policy and Development, Programme on Ageing, Bonn, Germany, 5–7 May 2009

The Toronto Declaration on the Global Prevention of Elder Abuse, WHO/INPEA, 2002