NGO Committee on Ageing

United Nations Vienna

The Vienna NGO Committee on Ageing is a Substantive Committee at the Conference of NGOs in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CoNGO). It is comprised of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) who address questions related to ageing and older persons.

The Committee advocates on behalf of older persons’ rights before the UN Commissions, promotes further integration of ageing issues into UN policies and programmes and encourages Member States to include ageing needs and rights in their policies.

Upcoming Events:

11th Working Session of the General Assembly’s Open-ended Working Group on Ageing for the purpose of strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons, 6 – 9 April 2020, United Nations Headquarters, New York