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Human Rights Council 18th session – High level Panel on Older Women and the Right to Health


on September 26, 20ll – l:00 – 3:00 p.m.

in the Palais des Nations, Geneva – Room XXI

Distinguished Speakers:

  • Office of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health – Mr. Anand Grover – Report on the Study on the Realization of the Right to Health of Older Persons
  • Brazil Permanent Mission to the United Nations – Geneva
  • World Health Organization – UN WHO – Ageing & Life Course Department
  • CoNGO NGO Committee on Ageing Geneva – Geneva International Network on Ageing – Dr. Astrid Stuckelberger
  • Ms. Ferdous Ara Begum – Former CEDAW Committee Member – Bangladesh – Chair on Working Group for General Recommendation on Rights of Older Women
  • HelpAge International – Ms. Bridget Sleap
  • International Disability Alliance – Mr. Facundo Chavez Penillas, VP RIADIS
  • CoNGO NGO Committee on Mental Health – NYC – Statement
  • WUNRN – Women’s UN Report Network – Power Point on Global Issues of Older Women & Health – Ms. Lois A. Herman
  • Testimonial of an Older Rural Woman from a developing country, Tanzania, focusing on challenges of health issues and services.
Panel Moderator – Ms. Hendrica Okondo, World YWCA Global Programme Manager for SRHR & HIV and Regional Focal Point for Africa