UN ACTION ON RIGHTS OF OLDER PERSONS

The UN Third Committee of the General Assembly adopted landmark resolution on ageing on 16 November 2010 (A/C.3/65/L.8/Rev.1) in which the GA decided “to establish an open-ended working group, open to all States Members of the United Nations, for the purpose of strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons by considering the existing international framework of the human rights of older persons and identifying possible gaps and how best to address them, including by considering, as appropriate, the feasibility of further instruments and measures”.

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