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  • Older Persons and Long-term Care: Stakeholder Conference, 28th November 2017

    ENNHRI is delighted to welcome older persons, policy-makers, policy analysts, human rights actors and stakeholders of the long-term care sector to the project’s Final Conference on 28th November 2017 in Hotel Bloom, Brussels.
    WHAT? The conference will present the key findings and messages from... Read more


  • ENNHRI’s report identifies key human rights trends relating to LTC in Europe

    "We have the same rights": ENNHRI’s report on The Human Rights of Older Persons and Long-term Care (LTC) identified key trends in the human rights situation relating to LTC in Europe and found a series human rights abuses in Europe’s nursing homes.
    As part of the Project on the human rights of... Read more


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

    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... Read more


  • In preparation for World Elder Abuse Awareness

    In preparation for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (15th June every year), Ciara O’Dwyer, Co-ordinator of ENNHRI’s Project on The Human Rights of Older Persons and Long-term Care attended a workshop in Brussels on 14th June 2017 hosted by AGE Platform Europe, the Council of Europe, the European... Read more


  • Hungary

    ENNHRI interviewed Tímea Csikós, Legal Advisor at the Office of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights in Hungary, to find out more about the different activities of the Office of the Commissioner, and what the situation on the ground is regarding long-term care of older persons in the country.... Read more


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    CRPD Working Group Meeting

    The ENNHRI CRPD WG gathers in Brussels, Belgium on 17 and 18 May, alongside the EU Work Forum on the implementation of the CRPD Convention. The meeting is hosted by the Belgian NHRI, the Interfederal Centre for Equal Opportunities (UNIA). On the agenda: Updates since CRPD WG Meeting in (...) Read more


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    Advisory Committee Meeting on Strategic Planning

    The Advisory Committee of the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI) met in Tbilisi on 20 April 2017. Representatives of the national human rights institutions and ombudspersons of Georgia, Denmark, the Netherlands, Slovakia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Great Britain, (...) Read more


  • OEWG-Ageing 8th Session: Inputs from A-status NHRIs

    The Eighth Annual Session of the UN’s Open Ended Working Group on Ageing will take place in New York from 5-7 July.
    This is an important meeting for NHRIs, as A-status institutions have now been granted speaking rights at the OEWG. To this end, participation from our members at the meeting is... Read more


  • ENNHRI General Assembly Meeting opens in Geneva

    ENNHRI’s General Assembly gathered today in Geneva, following GANHRI’s Bureau meeting in the morning.
    NHRIs warmly welcomed the newest member of the network, the High Commissioner for Human Rights of the Russian Federation. The Secretariat updates included information about the ongoing strategic... Read more


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    GANHRI 2017 - Global Meeting of NHRIs

    GANHRI 2017, the annual meeting of NHRIs regional networks, will take place from 6 to 8 March 2017 at the Palais des Nations, in Geneva. The event will include: Monday 6 March: GANHRI Bureau meeting followed by the regional meetings in the afternoon; Tuesday 7 March: GANHRI General meeting; (...) Read more

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