Joint Summit Working Group (JSWG)
PROJECTS AND INITIATIVES: Elderly Persons Regional Intergovernmental Conference on Ageing
As part of the technical secretariat for the Regional Intergovernmental Conference on Ageing, ECLAC contributed to promoting the proposal for a convention on the rights of older persons through extensive technical cooperation services to countries all over the region and also contributed to improving the national capacities for conducting the 2010 round of censuses dealing with key issues such as the inclusion of questions related to ethnic identification, health and migration, as well as the use of new technology.
Incorporating Issues of Aging into National Policies and Law
PAHO prepared a special meeting of the Permanent Council on incorporating issues of aging into national policies and law and on the viability of a regional convention on the issue.
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