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UN Panel Meets on Global Ageing

This week, a U.N. panel opens a three-day meeting on the ageing of the global population. It’s part of a process that could lead to a new international treaty to protect the rights of older persons. This is the fifth session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing. Its focus is on human rights, the care of older persons, violence, abuse and legal and financial issues. Its work could lead to a U.N. Convention on the Rights of Older People. One of the groups driving the process is...

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