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Having a roof over one’s head is not enough: older persons’ right to adequate housing

Type of event: UNGA Virtual Side Event

Date and time: Tuesday, 4th of October 2022, 9.00-10.00am EST (15:00-16:00 CET)

Location: Zoom

Registration deadline, date and time: 4.10.2022, 15:00 CET


Moderator: Stephanie Firestone, Senior Strategic Policy Advisor, Health & Age-friendly Communities, AARP International

Opening remarks: Sponsoring Member state (tbc)

Presentation of the report and in particular the findings and recommendations: Claudia Mahler, the UN Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons

Remarks on findings of the report and way forward: Balakrishnan Rajagopal, Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context

Comments from NGO representative: Michael Kimuhu, Mangu Integrated Community Project Kenya

Q&A session with audience with responds from INPEA

Concluding remarks: Angela Mwai, Unit Leader, Human Rights and Social Inclusion Unit, UN Habitat

The event is held in English.

For further information see the flyer (JPG, 124 KB) or the concept note (PDF, 221 KB)


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