ILC Canada demands a United Nations Convention on the Rights of Older Persons in response to the human rights violation in the 2020 pandemic.
We are asking for your support of our efforts to get a United Nations Convention on the Rights of Older Persons by sending our letter with your written endorsement to:
Should you decide to support our efforts, we kindly request that you copy us on your response:
Thank you for your support and effort to protect the human rights for older persons in Canada and world-wide.
“Protecting Human Rights During and After COVID-19: Challenges to the Human Rights of Older People in Canada”
ILC Canada: A Report to the UN Rights Council, June 2020. Read here
WHY WE NEED A UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF OLDER PEOPLE: READ HERE...
We are proud to announce that our President Margaret Gillis has been awarded the Home Instead “Seniors Advocate is the Year Award” for 2020.
We are proud to announce Dr. Kiran Rabheru, ILC Canada Board Chair, has been elected to the Steering Committee of the Global Alliance of the Rights of Older Persons.
ILC Canada: A History of Activism on the Human Rights of Older People, July 2020. Read here
Please watch this important webinar for International Day of Older Persons on “How to Make Canada More Age Inclusive”. Thanks to CanAge and HelpAge Canada tho speak on this prestigious panel with the Honourable Deb Schulte, Minister of Seniors. Watch here.
- The ILC-Canada is a member of the Global Alliance of International Longevity Centres, an international consortium with member organizations in 16 countries. The Global Secretariat is located in the United States. Our co-presidents are Dr. Rosy Pereyra, President of ILC-Dominican Republic and Dr. Mary Ann Tsao, President of ILC-Singapore. More information at https://www.ilc-alliance.org/
- We are partnered with the LIFE Research Institute at the University of Ottawa. The LIFE Research Institute (LRI) is an action-oriented research hub that takes a comprehensive approach to aging by advancing knowledge and training on the physical, mental and social factors that impact quality of life throughout the life trajectory. In essence: Live long, live well and with choices. More information at https://www.uottawa.ca/life/en