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Working Group on Protection of the Human Rights of Older Persons

 

Chair

 

Chair: Ivan Chanis Barahona
          Alternative Representative of Panama

 

Vice-Chairs:

 

Wendy Jeannette Acevedo Castillo, Alternate Representative of El Salvador

 

 

Order of Business
 

2014

9 May 2014
28, 29 and 30 April 2014

11 April 2014
7 April 2014
1 and 2 April 2014
17 and 18 March 2014
3 and 4 March 2014
10 and 11 February 2014
27 and 28 January 2014

 

 

2013
16 and 17 December 2013
5 December 2013
23 September 2013
16 and 17 September 2013
5 September 2013

7 May 2013
26 April 2013
24 April 2013
19 April 2013
15 and 16 April 2013
8, 9 and 10 April 2013
26 March 2013
21 March 2013
18 and 19 March 2013
27 and 28 February and 1 March 2013
11 and 12 February 2013
4 February 2013

28 January 2013

23 January 2013
 

2012

3 - 4 December 2012
19 - 20 October 2012

15 - 16 October 2012

26 April 2012

25 April 2012

16 April 2012

22 February 2012
 

2011

2 December 2011

4 November 2011

20 October 2011
 

Documents

 

Work Plan of the Working Group on Protecting the Human Rights of Older Persons (2010-  2011) (Approved at the meeting held on October 20, 2011) CAJP/GT/DHPM 1/11 rev. 2

 

Basic Document for the Working Group on protecting the Human Rights of Older Persons Summary of the conclusions of the Special Meeting of the Permanent Council of October 28, 2010 Executive Summary CAJP/GT/DHPM 6/11 rev. 1

 

Aide-Mémoire (Prepared by the Chair) CAJP/GT/DHPM 7/11

 

Argentina’s position on the Rights of Older persons and the corresponding duties of states CAJP/GT/DHPM 8/11

 

Remarks of the Delegation of Brazil at the meeting of the working group held on November 4, 2011 CAJP/GT/DHPM 10/11

 

Remarks of the Delegation of Argentina at the meeting of the working group held on November 4, 2011 CAJP/GT/DHPM 11/11

 

Vision of the Dominican Republic on the Human Rights of Older Persons and the obligations of the State CAJP/GT/DHPM 12/11

 

Report on the Situation of Older Persons in the Hemisphere and the effectiveness of binding universal and Regional Human Rights instruments with regard to protection of the Human Rights of Older Persons (Agreed by the Working Group at the meeting held on December 5, 2011) CAJP/GT/DHPM 14/11 rev. 1

 

Mexico’s view of the rights of Older People and the corresponding obligations of the Mexican State CAJP/GT/DHPM 15/11

 

Views of Peru on the Specific Rights of Older Persons and the corresponding duties of states CAJP/GT/DHPM 18/11

 

Ecuador's approach to the Rights of Older Persons and the Corresponding Obligations of the Ecuadorian State CAJP/GT/DHPM 21/11

 

El Salvador's views regarding the rights of older persons CAJP/GT/DHPM 22/12

 

Note from the Executive Secretary of the MERCOSUR Human Rights Public Policy institute forwarding the documents: “Joint Communiqué of the Member States of MERCOSUR and Chile” and “the principle of equality and Non-Discrimination in Protecting the Rights of Older Persons contributions to the discussion of an International Convention” CAJP/GT/DHPM/INF 1/11

 

Note from the Chair Forwarding the document sent by ECLAC regarding the guidelines for a convention on the rights of Older Persons/Adults CAJP/GT/DHPM 23/12

 

Views of the Plurinational State of Bolivia on the rights of Older Persons and the responsibilities of the State CAJP/GT/DHPM 24/12

 

Input from the delegation of Brazil for the preparation of the draft Inter-American Convention for the Advancement and Protection of the Rights of Older Persons (Presented at the meeting of the Working Group held on February 22, 2012) CAJP/GT/DHPM 28/12

 

Remarks by the delegation of El Salvador at the meeting of the working group on protecting the Human Rights of Older Persons held on February 22, 2012 CAJP/GT/DHPM 29/12

 

[CHAIR: PRELIMINARY] Draft Inter-American Convention on [CHAIR: PROTECTION OF] the Human Rights of Older Persons   CAJP/GT/DHPM 30/12 rev. 6

 

Draft resolution Protecting the Human Rights of Older Persons (Presented by the Chair at the meeting of the Working Group held on April 16, 2012, and considered at the meeting held on April 26, 2012) CAJP/GT/DHPM 33/12 rev. 3

 

Presentación de la Sra. Juana Sotomayor, especialista de la oficina del Alto Comisionado de Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos (Sesión regular del CAJP/GT/DHPM celebrada el 22 de febrero de 2012) CAJP/GT/DHPM/INF 4/12

 

Presentation of Mrs. Sandra Huenchuan, specialist of the Latin American and Caribbean Center for Demography – Population Division, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) (Regular meeting of the CAJP/GT/DHPM held on February 22, 2012) CAJP/GT/DHPM/INF 5/12

 

Presentación del Sr. Víctor Abramovich, Secretario Ejecutivo del Instituto de Políticas Públicas en Derechos Humanos del MERCOSUR (Sesión regular del CAJP/GT/DHPM celebrada el 22 de febrero de 2012) CAJP/GT/DHPM/INF 6/12

 

Presentación de Javier Vázquez, Asesor regional en Derechos Humanos, Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS) (Durante la reunión del grupo de trabajo celebrada el 4 de noviembre de 2011) CAJP/GT/DHPM/INF 7/12

 

Presentation of Mrs. Sandra Huenchuan, specialist of the Latin American and Caribbean Center for Demography – Population Division, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) (Regular meeting of the CAJP/GT/DHPM held on February 22, 2012) CAJP/GT/DHPM/INF 9/12

 

Note from the delegation of Mexico transmitting general observations on the Preliminary Draft Inter-American Convention on protection of the Human Rights of Older Persons CAJP/GT/DHPM 35/12

 

Preliminary Draft Inter-American Convention on Protection of the Human Rights of Older Persons CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12

  • Articles considered at the meeting held on October 15 and 16, 2012 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 1 rev. 1
     

  • Articles considered at the meeting held on November 19 and 20, 2012 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 2
     

  • Articles considered at the meeting held on December 3 and 4, 2012 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 3
     

  • Articles considered at the meeting held on January 28, 2013 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 4
     

  • Articles considered at the meeting held on February 4, 2013 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 5
     

  • Articles considered at the meeting held on February 11 and 12, 2013 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 6 rev. 1
     

  • Articles considered at the meeting held on February 27 and 28, and March 1, 2013 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 7 rev. 1
     

  • Articles considered at the meeting held on February 18, 19, and March 21, 2013 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 8
     

  • Articles considered at the meeting held on March 26, 2013 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 9 rev. 1
     

  • Articles considered at the meeting held on April 8 and 9, 2013 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 10
     

  • Articles considered at the meeting held on April 8, 9 and 10, 2013 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 11
     

  • Articles considered at the meeting held on April 15 and 16, 2013 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 12
     

  • Articles considered at the meeting held on April 19, 2013 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 13
     

  • Articles considered at the meeting held on April 24, 2013 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 14
     

  • Articles considered at the meeting held on April 26 and 29, 2013 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 15
     

  • Articles considered at the meeting held on May 2, 2013 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 16
     

  • Progress made by the Working Group in the formal negotiation process of the draft Inter-American Convention on the Human Rights of Older Persons between September 2012 and May 2013 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 17
     

  • Articles considered during the meeting held on September 5, 2013 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 18
     

  • Articles considered during the meeting held on November 8, 2013 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 19
     

  • Articles considered during the meeting held on November 25 and 26, 2013 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 20
     

  • Articles considered during the meeting held on December 5, 2013 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 21
     

  • Articles considered during the meeting held on December 16 and 17, 2013 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 22 corr. 1
     

  • Articles considered during the meeting held on January 27 and 28, 2014 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 23
     

  • Articles considered during the meeting held on February 10 and 11, 2014 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 24
     

  • Articles considered during the meeting held on March 4, 2014 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 25
     

  • Articles considered during the meeting held on March 18, 2014 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 26
     

  • Articles considered during the meetings held on April 1 and 2, 2014 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 27
     

  • Articles considered during the meetings held on April 7 and 11, 2014 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 28
     

  • Articles considered during the meetings held on April 28, 29 and 30, 2014 CAJP/GT/DHPM 37/12 add. 29

Compendium of proposals on the Draft Inter-American Convention on the Human Rights of Older Persons CAJP/GT/DHPM 44/12 rev. 2

 

Working group activities in the period 2011-2012 (Report of the Chair of the Working Group, to be presented to the Committee on Juridical and Political Affairs) CAJP/GT/DHPM 45/12

 

Note from the delegation of Argentina on the proposal to hold a meeting of the working group in Buenos Aires, Argentina CAJP/GT/DHPM/INF 10/12

 

Preliminary Proposed Methodology for meetings to negotiate the Draft Inter-American Convention on the Human Rights of Older Persons CAJP/GT/DHPM/INF 11/12 rev. 1

 

Preliminary draft working agenda for the first negotiation meeting on the draft Inter-American convention on the Human Rights of Older Persons (Suggested by the Chair of the Working Group) CAJP/GT/DHPM/INF 12/12

 

Draft work plan of the working group on protection of the Human Rights of Older Persons (2012-2013) (Informal proposal presented by the delegation of Argentina, as agreed at the informal meeting held on August 29, 2012) CAJP/GT/DHPM/INF 14/12

 

Methodology for meetings to negotiate the Draft Inter-American convention on the Human Rights of Older Persons (Adopted by the Working Group at the meeting held on October 15, 2012) CAJP/GT/DHPM 50/12 rev. 1
 

Work plan of the working group on protection of the Human Rights of Older Persons (2012-2013) (Approved by the Working Group at the meeting held on October 15, 2012) CAJP/GT/DHPM 51/12 rev. 2

 

Report of the Chair on the outcomes of the meeting of experts held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from September 19 to 21 CAJP/GT/DHPM/INF 15/12

 

Proposals for articles 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 9, submitted by the chair and the delegations of Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Chile,  Costa Rica, El Salvador, Jamaica, and Mexico (Proposals arising from the meeting of experts held from September 19-21, 2012, in Buenos Aires, Argentina) CAJP/GT/DHPM 54/12

 

Proposals for the definitions of “Integrated Social and Health Care Services” and "informed consent" (Presented by the Chair) CAJP/GT/DHPM 56/12

  • Document explaining the definition of "Informed Consent" (Presented by the Chair) CAJP/GT/DHPM 56/12 add. 1

Proposals for articles 7, 8, and 10 of the Draft convention based on the contents of the compendium of proposals for the Draft Inter-American Convention on the Human Rights of Older Persons, CAJP/GT/DHPM-44/12 rev. 2 (Presented by the Chair) CAJP/GT/DHPM 58/12 rev. 1

 

Articles considered at the informal meeting held on November 9, 2012 CAJP/GT/DHPM/INF 16/12

 

Articles considered at the informal meetings held on November 9 and 14, 2012 CAJP/GT/DHPM/INF 17/12

 

Proposals for articles 11 through 20 of the Draft Inter-American Convention, based on the contents of the compendium of proposals on the Draft Inter-American Convention on the Human Rights of Older Persons, CAJP/GT/DHPM-44/12 rev. 2 (Presented by the Chair) CAJP/GT/DHPM 61/12

 

Proposals for articles 21 to 30 of the draft convention, based on the contents of the compendium of proposals for the draft Inter-American Convention on the Human Rights of Older Persons, CAJP/GT/DHPM-44/12 rev. 2 (Presented by the Chair) CAJP/GT/DHPM 64/12

 

Note sent by the delegation of El Salvador offering to host a meeting of the Working Group, to be held from February 27 to March 1, 2013 CAJP/GT/DHPM 70/13

 

Note from the Working Group Chair concerning the El Salvador meeting CAJP/GT/DHPM 71/13 corr. 1

 

Extracts from Module 9 of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) primary care manual for the care of older persons CAJP/GT/DHPM 73/13

 

Note from the delegation of El Salvador enclosing logistical information about the meeting of the Working Group to be held on February 27 to march 1, 2013 in San Salvador, El Salvador CAJP/GT/DHPM 74/13

 

Proposals for articles 31 to 44 of the draft convention, based on the contents of the compendium of proposals for the draft Inter-American Convention on the Human Rights of Older Persons, CAJP/GT/DHPM-44/12 rev. 2 (Presented by the Chair) CAJP/GT/DHPM 75/13

 

Draft resolution (Considered by the Working Group at its meeting of May 7, 2013) CAJP/GT/DHPM 86/13 rev. 3 corr. 1

 

Working Group Activities in the period 2012-2013 (Report of the Chair of the Working Group presented to the Committee on Juridical and Political Affairs at the meeting held on May 21, 2013) CAJP/GT/DHPM 93/13 rev. 1

Note from the Permanent Mission of Uruguay forwarding two memoranda, dated June 5 and June 8, 2013, respectively, and other observations from the Human Rights Public Policy Institute of the Southern Cone Common Market (MERCOSUR), presenting position on various aspects of the draft Inter-American Convention on the Human Rights of Older Persons CAJP/GT/DHPM 95/13 rev. 1 corr. 1


Comments of the Secretariat for Legal Affairs on the draft Inter-American Convention on the Human Rights of Older Persons CAJP/GT/DHPM/INF-19/13

 

Proposed Organization of topics for negotiate the draft Convention, considering the observations received (Presented by the Chair) CAJP/GT/DHPM 98/13

 

Methodology for meetings to negotiate the draft Inter-American Convention on the Human Rights of Older Persons (Approved by the Working Group at the meeting held on September 5, 2013) CAJP/GT/DHPM 99/13 rev. 1

 

Work Plan of the Working Group on Protection of the Human Rights of Older Persons (2013-2014) (Approved by the Working Group at the meeting held on September 5, 2013; schedule amended at the meeting held on September 23) CAJP/GT/DHPM 100/13 rev. 2

 

"Views of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States (OAS)" regarding the Draft Inter-American Convention on the Human Rights of Older Persons (Presented at the meeting held on November 8, 2013, in response to a request made by the Chair of the CAJP) CAJP/GT/DHPM 114/13

 

Results of the Review Exercise to determine possible duplications in the Provisions contained in Draft Convention CAJP/GT/DHPM 117/13

 

Course of Action for Moving Ahead with the Review and Negotiation of the Draft Inter-American Convention on the Human Rights of Older Persons (Approved by the Working Group on January 27, 2014) CAJP/GT/DHPM-118/13 rev. 1

 

Explanatory Note on the Articles proposed by the delegations of Chile, Colombia, and Peru for the Draft Inter-American Convention on the Human Rights of Older Persons CAJP/GT/DHPM-123/14

 

Proposed Course of Action for Moving ahead with the Review and Negotiation of the Draft Inter-American Convention on the Human Rights of Older Persons (Presented by the Chair) CAJP/GT/DHPM-124/14

 

Note of the Chair of the Working Group CAJP/GT/DHPM/INF-23/14

 

Explanation of the proposal presented by the delegations of Chile, Colombia, and Peru to replace article 10bis "Rights of Older Persons receiving long-term care services" in document CAJP/GT/DHPM-120/14 CAJP/GT/DHPM-127/14

 

Proposal by the delegation of Paraguay for article 15: Right to Social Security CAJP/GT/DHPM-130/14

 

Invitation to the Meeting of Experts of the Working Group on Protection of the Human Rights of Older Persons of the Committee on Juridical and Political Affairs (CAJP) to be held from April 28 to 30, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., at OAS Headquarters in Washinton, D.C. CAJP/GT/DHPM/INF-24/14

 

Explanation of the location on the contents of articles 11, 12 and 13 which is proposed to eliminate (Proposed by the delegations of Chile and Peru) CAJP/GT/DHPM/INF-27/14  

 

Notices

2014

29 April 2014

4 April 2014

10 March 2014

 

2013
12 November 2013
21 October 2013
11 October 2013
9 October 2013
18 September 2013
13 September 2013
16 August 2013
25 July 2013

18 April 2013
17 April 2013
11 April 2013
2 April 2013
20 March 2013
7 March 2013
28 January 2013

23 January 2013

 

2012
21 December 2012

26 November 2012

12 November 2012

2 November 2012

22 October 2012

25 September 2012

4 September 2012

28 August 2012

19 July 2012

17 July 2012

5 July 2012

25 April 2012

23 April 2012

20 April 2012

19 April 2012

17 April 2012

26 March 2012

24 February 2012

9 February 2012

2011

1 December 2011

30 November 2011

22 November 2011

3 November 2011

11 October 2011

7 October 2011

 

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