United Nations’ Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG) in New York

United Nations’ Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG) in New York

In his capacity as Co-President of the ILC Global Alliance (ILC-GA), Alexandre Kalache participated in the 7th Session of the OEWG at the United Nations in New York in December 2016. The Working Group is part of the on-going negotiation to strengthen the legal protections for older adults at the international level.  Also part of the ILC team were Executive Secretary of the ILC-GA, Masako Osako; the ILC-GA Permanent Representatives to the UN in NY, Muriel Beach and Morriseen Barmore: ILC-GA Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva, Silvia Perel-Levin; ILC- Argentina President Lia Daichman; ILC-Canada President, Margaret Gillis; ILC-Canada Research Director, Louise Plouffe; and ILC-Canada Technical Officer, Patrick Gillis.

You can watch the sessions of the OEWG including the side events via UN WebTV.