2nd ASEM CONFERENCE on Global Ageing and Human Rights of Older Persons

Date :
19-21 September 2017
Venue :
The Westin Chosun Hotel, Seoul
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Official title

  • (Korean) 아셈 노인인권 컨퍼런스
  • (English) ASEM Conference on the Global Ageing and Human Rights of Older Persons

Date :Monday-Wednesday, 26th-28th October 2015

Venue :The Westin Chosun Seoul

Host :National Human Rights Commission of Korea, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of Korea

Sponsor :UNESCAP, China, Indonesia

Language :Korean, English

Attendees :43 countries, 238 people (Foreign 100 people, Domestic 75 people, NHRCK 63 people)

  • Prime minister of ROK
  • 6 minister, vice-minister, assistant secretary from ASEM member countries :

    Malaysia, Norway, Hungary, Poland, Cambodia, Slovenia

  • 8 chairperson, vice-chair person, standing member of a committee from national human rights institutions :

    Croatia, Mongolia, Nepal, India, Poland, Myanmar, Malaysia, Zimbabwe

  • 6 officers from UN institutions(UN, OHCHR, UNESCAP etc.) and ICC, APF
  • 153 global specialists and NGO

Agenda

  • Rights of a Decent Life : Rights of health, social security, and social protection
  • Prohibition of age discrimination : Rights to work and access
  • Rights of freedom from social exclusion, violence, and abuse
  • Henceforth tasks in order to improve the human rights of the older persons
주최 : 국가인권위원회 / 후원 : 외교부, APF