Event Description

INIA’s Director Dr. Marvin Formosa attended the United Nations Sixth Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWG), at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, USA. The Working Group considered the existing international framework of the human rights of older persons and identified gaps and how best to address them including feasibility of further instruments and measures. Dr. Marvin Formosa presented a Keynote paper titled ‘From Rhetoric to Action: Implementing the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing’ which looked into recent policy developments and initiatives concerning the human rights of older persons.