13th Annual AARP - United Nations Briefing Series

Date 2/12/2020
Time 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location United Nations Headquarters, NY
This high-level meeting held during the 58th session of the UN Commission for Social Development is a moderated conversation on the preliminary findings of global discussions with private sector leaders and knowledge partners conducted by AARP, World Economic Forum, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development on inclusive multigenerational workforce practices and the business case for an age diverse workforce.

Speakers include senior officials from the United Nations and private sector. The objective is to explore the public sector’s role in creating a policy environment that creates and invests in an age diverse and inclusive workforce ecosystem for all.



1:00 p.m.      Seated Lunch networking

1:30 p.m.      Welcoming Remarks
                           Jean Accius, Senior Vice President, Global Thought Leadership

1:35 p.m.      Opening remarks

Jo Ann Jenkins, CEO, AARP

1:43 p.m.      Keynote Address

Hon. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President, UN General Assembly 74th session


1:53 p.m.      The Business Case for an Age Diverse Workforce
                           Peter Rundlet, Vice President, AARP International
1:55 p.m.      Stakeholder Discussion

Dimitra Manis EVP/Chief People Officer, S&P Global 

Frank Cooper Chief Marketing Officer, BlackRock

Haig Nalbantian Senior Partner, Mercer  

Moderator: Lauren Young,  Special Projects Editor, Reuters

2:45 p.m.      Questions & Answers 

2:55 p.m.      Closing Remarks

                               Amal Abou Rafeh, Chief, Programme On Ageing, UN DESA

3:00 p.m.      Adjourn