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SOGI UN source Archives: Independent Expert on Older Persons

Report of the Independent Expert on older persons, A/HRC/33/44/Add.1, 4 August 2016: Costa Rica

V. Conclusions and recommendations B. Recommendations to the Government 3. Studies and statistics 76. The Independent Expert recommends that Costa Rica conduct an updated study into the situation of older persons in order to pinpoint the trends and challenges that currently affect them, and in particular older women and women who live in rural and […]

Report of the Independent Expert on older persons, A/HRC/33/44, 8 July 2016

IV. Best practices and gaps in the implementation of existing law A. Legal, institutional and policy framework 29. A number of countries have adopted national strategies, action plans or specific legislation on older persons, which are sometimes comprehensive in nature or geared towards specific areas such as non-discrimination or the right to health of older […]

Report of the Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons, A/HRC/30/43/Add.2, 11 August 2015: Austria

IV. Independent Expert’s main findings A. Discrimination 18. The Ombud for Equal Treatment is an independent State agency that consists of three individuals, one of whom deals specifically with discrimination on the grounds of age. Its mandate, however, is limited to the area of employment and occupation. Irrespective of a person’s race, ethnic origin, religion, […]