ENNHRI Report on the Human Rights of Older Persons launched at the OEWG on Ageing

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ENNHRI will be a visible presence at the 8th Session of the UN’s OEWG-Ageing in New York, 5-7 July. ENNHRI’s Report, "We Have the Same Rights: The Human Rights of Older Persons in Long-term Care in Europe", will be launched at a side event organised by ENNHRI and the EU Delegation in New York on the occasion of the 8th Session of the UN’s OEWG-Ageing, on Friday, 7th July.

The 8th Session of the UN’s OEWG will take place on 5-7 July 2017 in New York. On this occasion, ENNHRI and the EU Delegation in New York are jointly hosting a side event to launch ENNHRI’s report, We Have the Same Rights: The Human Rights of Older Persons in Long-term Care in Europe on Friday, 7th July.

The event will present and discuss the findings of the report, for which six European NHRIs (in Belgium, Croatia, Germany, Hungary, Lithuania and Romania) carried out intensive monitoring in residential long-term care settings for older persons within their jurisdictions.

Please note that side events are for OEWG attendees and registered participants, ONLY. Click here for more information on the accreditation process.

Lora Vidovic, Ombudswoman of Croatia and Chair of ENNHRI and Anna Chabiera, Senior Specialist in Department for Equal Treatment, Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights, Poland, will speak in two plenary sessions of the OEWG, Neglect Violence and Abuse, and Equality and Non-Discrimination, respectively.