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2013 United Nations-AARP Briefing Series on Global Aging

Feb

07

AARPFebruary 07, 2013 - February 08, 2013

UN Delegates Dining Room, United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY

 

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Date: 7-8 February 2013, 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM 

AARP, in cooperation with the United Nations Focal Point on Ageing, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) organized a series of briefings on February 7 & 8, 2013.

The AARP-UN Briefing Series was held during the fifty-first session of the United Nations Commission for Social Development, (6-15 February 2013) and highlighted the second review and appraisal of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing and the priority theme of the Commission.  Panel discussions involved experts on global aging and covered topics such as civic participation, social inclusion, and legal advocacy, among others.  Attendees included Government delegates, United Nations system experts, NGOs, foundations, the private sector and academics.

Speakers/Presentations (Download speaker biographies): 

Dr. Jane Barratt
Secretary General, International Federation on Ageing

Richard Blewitt
CEO, HelpAge International
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Xiao Caiwei
Vice President, China National Committee on Ageing
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Josh Collett
Vice President for International Affairs, AARP

Mr. Wu Hongbo
Under-Secretary-General, Department of Economic and Social Affairs
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Rosemary Lane
Senior Social Affairs Officer, Focal Point on Ageing, UN Programme on Ageing Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations

Caryn Resnick
Deputy Commissioner, New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA)


Robert Romasco
AARP President
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Debra Whitman
Executive Vice President, Policy, Strategy and International Affairs, AARP
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Asghar Zaidi
Professor of International Social Policy, University of Southampton (UK)
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Active Ageing Index Website: http://www.euro.centre.org/detail.php?xml_id=2004

  

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Contact:
Erica Dhar
AARP Office of International Affairs, NY
Tel: +1 212 407 3722
Email: EDhar@aarp.org
 

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