The ILC Global Alliance attended the first session of the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG) on strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons at the United Nations in New York from 18 to 21 April 2011.
The first session focused on understanding the current situation of the human rights of older persons around the world and the schedule included:
*Statements by member states on current situation of the human rights of older persons.
*Panel discussions on the existing international framework and regional mechanisms on the human rights of older persons.
*Discussion on the identification of existing gaps at the international level and measures to address them.
More details about the first session of OEWG can be found at: http://social.un.org/ageing-working-group/firstsession.shtml#ngos
The second session is scheduled for 1-5 August 2011 (agenda to be confirmed).
Date :21 April 2011
On May 2, 2013, NGO Committee on Aging/NY hosted a general meeting featuring a presentation titled, “Intergenerational Relationships in the Changing Family:
Date :11 June 2013
ILC-Japan held a round table meeting on February 8, 2013 with a theme of “Productive Aging for The Elderly in the World.”
Date :05 March 2013
On January 9th, 2013, the Center of Multidisciplinary Research in Aging and ILC-Israel held a conference in our series 'Innovations and Challenges in Geriatrics and Gerontology'.
Date :04 March 2013
The short training programme in “Gerontology”, jointly organized by the International Institute on Ageing, United Nations-Malta (INIA); the International Longevity Centre-India (ILC-I); and the Dr. D. Y. Patil University, India was launched on the 19th of January 2013 at the Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College in Pimpri, Pune.
Date :25 January 2013
Dr. S. D. Gokhale, the eminent social scientist of international repute and the Founder President of the International Longevity Centre-India passed away peacefully after a brief illness on the 15th of January 2013.
Date :22 January 2013