International

 

Participation in United Nations/International Conferences
Representatives of Agewell Foundation participate in various United Nations/International conferences from time to time. During the past years, Agewell Foundation has participated in the following conferences-

  • 58th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, 10 to 21 March 2014, United Nations Headquarters, New York.

  • Regional Expert Meeting on Long-Term Care for Older Persons, 18-19 December 2013, Shanghai, China.

  • 2012 United Nations ECOSOC High Level Segment on Promoting productive capacity, employment and decent work to eradicate poverty in the context of inclusive, sustainable and equitable economic growth at all levels for achieving the MDGs”, 2-9 July 2012 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

  • Second Session of the Open-ended Working Group on strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons, 1 to 4 August 2011, United Nations, Conference Hall-1, New York, participated as a Panelist.

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  • Agewell Foundation’s Study Report approved as background document for the Third Session of Open-ended Working Group on strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons, during August 2012

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  • Agewell Foundation’s Study Report approved as background document for the First Session of Open-ended Working Group on strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons, during April 2011

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  • Agewell Foundation’s Report approved as background document for the Fourth Session of Open-ended Working Group on strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons, during September 2013

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  • Regular Session of Committee on Non-governmental Organizations of ECOSOC, United Nations, New York, 31st January to 9th February, 2011.

Representations to concerned authorities

  • During the past years Agewell Foundation has sent many representations to concerned authorities, responsible for the welfare and empowerment of older persons at international level.

National

 

Symposiums on Needs & Rights of Older Persons

 

Under the series of Symposiums on Needs & Rights of Older Persons, Agewell Foundation organizes Symposium-cum-Interactive sessions on Needs & Rights of Older Persons from time to time.

36 Symposiums have been organized by Agewell Foundation so far on the following subjects;

  • Social Needs & Rights of Older Persons

  • Medical Needs & Rights of Older Persons

  • Legal Needs & Rights of Older Persons

  • Financial Needs & Rights of Older Persons

  • Emotional Needs & Rights of Older Persons

  • Re-Employment Opportunities for Older Persons

  • General Needs & Rights of Older Persons

  • Medical Needs & Rights of Older Persons

  • Dementia & Respect for the Elderly

  • Needs & Rights of Retired Service Personnel

  • Impact of Recession on Older Persons

  • Impact of Recession on Older Persons -II

  • Role of Older Persons in Democratic Process

  • Role of Older Persons in Democratic Process Special Focus on One-Rank One-Pension For Retires Service Personnel

  • Older Persons: Custodians of Heritage, Culture & Tradition

  • Needs & Rights of Older Women

  • Status of Older Persons in Minority Communities

  • Intergenerational Interaction (Interaction between children & their grand-parents)

  • Role of Older Persons in Nuclear Families

  • Isolation in Old Age

  • Interpersonal Relations in Old Age

  • Importance of Music in Old Age

  • Wisdom of Old Age

  • Curse of Elder Abuse

  • Intergeneration Values

  • Old Age: A Boon or a Curse

  • Age No Bar

  • Human Rights of Older Persons

  • Beyond the Organized Sector: Status & Perspectives of Older Women

  • Importance of Literature in Old Age

 

Representations to concerned authorities

  • During the past years Agewell Foundation has sent many representations to concerned authorities, responsible for the welfare and empowerment of older persons at national level.