Palliative Care and Standards on the Rights of Older Persons
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 firstname.lastname@example.org