The present report is submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 39/18, in which the Council requested the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to prepare a report on the activities of the Office, the United Nations system and regional organizations to support States’ efforts to promote and protect the human rights of older persons. The report also contains information on practices and experiences of broader stakeholders, including Member States, national human rights institutions and civil society organizations. The report has been prepared on the basis of research conducted and information received from stakeholders, in order to serve as a basis for the panel discussion to be held during the forty-first session of the Council.
the HRC 41st session, June-July 2019
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations Secretary General