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The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination among Older Women Meeting

New York, Headquarters of the UN

July 21, 2009

CEDAW Committee Informal Meeting with UN Agencies, Funds and Programmes, NGOs and Stakeholders on a General Recommendation on Older Women and Protection of their Rights

Chair of the Working Group on the General Recommendation (GR), Ferdous Begum (in blue), Introducing the General Recommendation Outlining Key Points from the Concept Note on the General Recommendation

 

Bridget Sleap, Policy Officer of HelpAge International, expressing her strong support for the drafting of the General Recommendation
To read Bridget Sleap article, click HERE

Judy Lear, New York City Grey Panthers Convenor

Susanne Paul, President of GAA, congratulating CEDAW for their work on the Concept-Note on the General Recommendation

 

Jeanne Smith Jones, Executive of the Greater Rochester Area Partnership for the Elderly, congratulating and encouraging CEDAW for their work on the General Recommendation

Judy Lear, New York City Grey Panthers Convenor, Susanne Paul, President of GAA, Ferdous Begum, Chair of the Working Group on the General Recommendation (GR), Meriem Belmihoub Zerdani, CEDAW Representativre from Algeria, Jessica Frank, UN Representative of the American Association of Retired People (AARP)

Judy Lear,  New York City Grey Panthers Convenor, Jeanne Smith Jones, Executive of the Greater Rochester Area Partnership for the Elderly, Susanne Paul, President of GAA, Ferdous Begum, Chair of the Working Group on the General Recommendation (GR), (Unidentified), Meriem Belmihoub Zerdani, CEDAW Representativre from Algeria, Jessica Frank, UN Representative of the American Association of Retired People (AARP)

Judy Lear, New York City Grey Panthers Convenor, Bridget Sleap, Policy Officer of HelpAge International, Ferdous Begum, Chair of the Working Group on the General Recommendation (GR), Susanne Paul, President of GAA

To see the Concept note on the draft general recommendation on older women and protection of their human rights, click HERE


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