Palliative Care and Standards on the Rights of Older Persons

2012 August 21
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The UN is hosting the “Open-ended Working Group on Ageing for the purpose of strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons” this month. Blog: Protecting the Rights of Older People – 10 reasons why we need to act.

In Europe, the Americas and Africa, regional leaders are working on new human rights instruments to protect the rights of older people.

This is a good opportunity to try to get a right to palliative care specifically included. 

Would you like your organization to be a signatory? Please email Mr Diederik Lohman of Human Rights Watch atlohmand@hrw.org

 

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