A DIALOGUE MEETING ABOUT THE RIGHTS OF THE OLDER PEOPLE IN AL -WEIBDEH

2019/09/04

Amman, September 4, 2019 - HelpAge International hosted, Wednesday, a dialogue meeting with representatives of the Jordanian Women’s Solidarity Institute to work on strengthening the partnership between the two parties in a manner that promotes and protects the rights of the older people.

The meeting, held at the Knowledge and Resources hub in Jabal Al-Weibdeh, discussed the joint frameworks on the International Convention on the Rights of Older Persons, the integration of issues and priorities of the older people into sustainable development plans and work to combat age discrimination. The CEO of Solidarity, Asma Khader, expressed her wish to cooperate with HelpAge International to implement long-term joint programs on the rights of the older people, focusing on their priorities in issues raised in the local level.

It is noteworthy that HelpAge International recently organized a series of meetings to discuss prospects for joint actions related to the priorities and issues of older persons.

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