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The 2014 Social Forum - Statements and Presentations


Day 1

Opening of the Social Forum:


Panel 1: The Human Rights of Older Persons: Challenges, Opportunities, Gaps and Promises

Moderator: Ms. Monica Roqué, Chairperson


Panel 2: Ageism and Age Discrimination

Moderator: Mr. Antti Korkeakivi, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights


Panel 3: Older Persons and the Right to Health

Moderator: Ms. Jyoti Sanghera, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Day 2



Panel 4: Older Persons and the Right to Social Security and Work

Moderator: Mr. Bacre Ndiaye, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

  • Ms. Emmanuelle St-Pierre Guilbault, International Labour Organization
  • Ms. Odile Frank, Global Coalition for the Social Protection Floor
    1-2
  • Ms. Marlene Marquez Herrera, Grupo Interinstitucional sobre Envejecimiento y Derechos (GIED)/ Coordinación Regional de Organismos de la Sociedad Civil sobre Envejecimiento (CORV)
    1-2
  • Ms. Maryam Al-Ansari, Qatar Foundation for Elderly People Care
    1-2

Panel 5: Violence, Neglect and Abuse against Older Persons

Moderator: Ms. Rosemary Lane, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs


Panel 6: Older Persons, Autonomy and Independent Life

Moderator: Mr. Bat-Erdene Ayush, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights


Panel 7: Long Term Care

Moderator: Ms. Monica Roqué, Chairperson

Day 3



Panel 8: Experiences and Opportunities for Bilateral Cooperation on the Rights of Older Persons

Moderator: Mr. Ken Bluestone, Age International


Panel 9: Experiences and Opportunities for Regional Cooperation

Moderator: Ms. Shyami Puvimanasinghe, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights


Panel 10: The Universal Human Rights System: New Opportunities for Participation

Moderator: Ms. Jane Connors, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights