Regional Conference on Ageing opens with a call for empowering and raising the visibility of older persons in Latin America and the Caribbean, the meeting is held in Asunción, June 27-30 2017.
The Conference is taking place within the framework of the third cycle of the review and appraisal of the implementation of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing. The main aim to assess the progress made in the implementation
of the San José Charter on the Rights of Older Persons in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Conference will also seek to identify key actions for expanding the protection of the human rights of older persons in the next five years, specifically those that facilitate the implementation of the Inter-American Convention on Protecting the Human Rights of Older Persons.