On May 12, Servas International representatives at the UN attended the webinar on « The Human Rights of Older Persons in the age of COVID-19 and beyond ». It was possible to submit questions in advance, and to publish comments and questions on the chat during the meeting.
The one-hour virtual debate welcomed the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Michelle Bachelet, as well as the new Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons, Ms. Claudia Mahler, and Representatives Member States in the Groups of Friends of the rights of older persons in New York and Geneva. The event was moderated by Ms. Silvia Perel-Levin, Chair of the NGO Committee on Ageing in Geneva, who invited the experts and organized the discussion.
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