New York NGO Committee on Ageing

28th Anniversary Celebration of International Day of Older Persons at the United Nations

Thursday, October 4th, 2018 at 10am - 1pm

Location: United Nations ECOSOC Chamber

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28th Anniversary Celebration of International Day of Older Persons at the United Nations

“We Are the Champions: Celebrating Human Rights of Older Persons”4 October 2018 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
United Nations ECOSOC Chamber

The 2018 United Nations International Day of Older Persons will celebrate the 70thAnniversary of the universal Declaration of Human Rights and aims to enshrine and promote, engage and mobilize advocates for the human rights of older persons.

WELCOME AND GREETINGS:
His Excellency, Ambassador Martin Garcia Moritan, Permanent Representative of the Mission of Argentina

MODERATOR:
Mr. Craig Mokhiber, Director, New York Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights
PANELISTS:
Jose Alejandro Luchsinger, MD, MPH, Director, Center on Aging and
Health Disparities, Columbia University Medical Center
Helen Codd, L.L.B., M. Phil, Professor of Social Justice and Law, University of Central Lancashire, Lancashire, England
Jeffrey Gardere, PhD., Psychologist and Human Rights Activist
Miroslava Matic Volunteer Member, Red Cross of Serbia

FUNDRAISING LUNCHEON
1:30-3:30 PM at Sinigual Restaurant, 640 Third Ave., NYC at 41st Street

On-line REGISTRATION for both/either event required. Morning Program registration has ended. Luncheon sales closes Oct. 1, 2018. www.ngocoa-ny.org ;Webcast and Archive webtv.un.org

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