Activities and Initiatives

Session: 172 Period of Sessions
Date: May 10, 2019
Topic: The Human Rights of the rural elderly in Guatemala
Country: Guatemala

Convention promotion activities

The IACHR and the Mercosur Institute for Public Policy and Human Rights (IPPDH) carried out activities on July 26, 2018, aimed at strengthening knowledge about the human rights situation of older people in the region and promoting the universalization of the Convention. -American Convention on the Protection of the Human Rights of Older Persons.

Consultation questionnaire for the preparation of a Report on national systems for the protection of the rights of older persons in America

In 2018, the Unit on the Rights of Older Persons carried out a public consultation (questionnaire) to receive information on the challenges and good practices of the OAS member states in the recognition and effective guarantee of the rights of old people.

Session: 169 Period of Sessions
Date: October 4, 2018
Topic: Venezuela: Older people and LGBTI
Country: Venezuela

Session: 168 Period of Sessions
Date: May 7, 2018
Topic: Situation of economic, social and cultural rights of older people in Mexico
Country: Mexico

Public consultation

In October 2017, the IACHR invited civil society organizations, states, and other users of the Inter-American Human Rights System to participate in the public consultation regarding the Unit on the Rights of Older Persons. The main objective of the consultation was to receive inputs and suggestions on priority action areas to prepare the work plan of the Thematic Unit for the period 2018-2019.