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    Stakeholder Conference on The Human Rights of Older Persons and Long-term Care

    We are glad to inform you that registration is now open for ENNHRI’s Stakeholder Conference on The Human Rights of Older Persons and Long-term Care, which will take place in Brussels on 28th November 2017. As well as summarising the key findings from the project, which comes to an end in (...) Read more


  • Human Rights in Long-term Care in Europe: State of Play

    The United Nations celebrates the International Day of Older Persons on the 1st October each year to appreciate the contributions that older persons make to society, such as volunteering, caring for other family members and friends, working in paid employment, creating paid employment for... Read more


  • ENNHRI 3 - registration now open

    We are glad to inform you that registration is now open for ENNHRI’s General Assembly Seminar and Meeting (ENNHRI 3) which will take place in Brussels, on 29 and 30 November 2017.
    ENNHRI 3 will consist of a Seminar on NHRIs’ engagement with the EU (on 29 November) followed by the General... 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

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