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Older persons in Armenia are economically and socially vulnerable. (...) There are also 4 non-governmental older persons’ houses in the country. In the mentioned 8 older persons’ houses about 1250 pensioners are residing, only in the older persons’ houses under the Ministry – 1090 pensioners. (...) Both at 24-hour care institutions (older persons’ house s), day centres and at home older persons lead relatively active life.
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Score: 357278.32 - https://unece.org/DAM/pau/age/country_rpts/ARM_report.pdf
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Resolution 70 – Telecommunication/information and communication technology accessibility for persons with disabilities and persons with specific needs I n t e r n a t i o n a l T e l e c o m m u n i c a t i o n U n i o n ITU-T TELECOMMUNICATION STANDARDIZATION SECTOR OF ITU WORLD TELECOMMUNICATION STANDARDIZATION ASSEMBLY Hammamet, 25 October – 3 November 2016 Resolution 70 – Telecommunication/information and communication technology accessibility for persons with disabilities and persons with specific needs FOREWORD The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is the United Nations specialized agency in the field of telecommu- nications, information and communication technologies (ICTs). (...) Dubai, 2014) of the World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC), on telecommunication/ICT accessibility for persons with disabilities, including persons with age- related disabilities, and WTDC Resolution 17 (Rev. (...) Resolution 70 – Telecommunication/information and communication technology accessibility for persons with disabilities and persons with specific needs
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Score: 357234.42 - https://www.itu.int/dms_pub/it.../res/T-RES-T.70-2016-PDF-E.pdf
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General Assembly Reports and Resolutions | United Nations Enable Skip to Content Welcome to the United Nations Toggle navigation English Department of Economic and Social Affairs Disability Search UN DESA Home About Us *COVID-19 CRPD COSP SDGs International Day Issues Resources Multimedia News Calendar Contact Us Home About Us *COVID-19 CRPD COSP SDGs International Day Issues Resources Multimedia News Calendar Contact Us Home Resources General Assembly Reports and Resolutions General Assembly Reports and Resolutions 76th session, 2021-2022 Reports Status of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol thereto: participation of persons with disabilities and their representative organizations in decision-making processes English | Français | Español | Русский | عربي | 汉语 75th session, 2020-2021 Reports Inclusive development for and with persons with disabilities English | Français | Español | Русский | عربي | 汉语 Resolutions Inclusive development for and with persons with disabilities English | Français | Español | Русский | عربي | 汉语 74th session, 2019 – 2020 Reports Accessibility and the status of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol thereto (A/74/146, other languages ) Resolutions Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol thereto: accessibility (A/RES/74/144) Enhancing accessibility for persons with disabilities to conferences and meetings of the United Nations (A/RES/74/253) Persons with Albinism (A/RES/74/123) 73rd session, 2018 – 2019 News New President of General Assembly cited disability as one of the 7 top priorities of her Presidency” Resolutions Inclusive development for and with persons with disabilities (A/RES/73/142) Reports Report of the Secretary-General on Inclusive Development for Persons with disabilities  (A/73/211/Rev.1) United Nations 2018 flagship report on disability and development: realization of the Sustainable Development Goals by, for and with persons with disabilities: Note by the Secretariat (A/73/220) 72nd session, 2017 – 2018 Resolutions Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol thereto: situation of women and girls with disabilities ( A/RES/72/162 ) Reports Situation of women and girls with disabilities and the Status of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol thereto (A/72/227, other languages ) 71st session, 2016 – 2017 Resolutions Inclusive development for persons with disabilities ( A/RES/71/165 ) Reports Report of the Secretary-General on Realization of internationally agreed development goals for persons with disabilities and progress made in the implementation of the outcome document of the High-level Meeting of the General Assembly on Disability and Development (A/71/214,  other languages ). Toward the full realization of an inclusive and accessible United Nations for persons with disabilities (A/71/344, other languages ). (...) Reports: Status of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol thereto (A/67/281) Report of the Secretary-General: Realization of the Millennium Development Goals and internationally agreed development goals for persons with disabilities: a disability-inclusive development agenda towards 2015 and beyond (A/67/211) 66th session, 2011 – 2012 Resolutions Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol thereto ( A/RES/66/229 ) High-level Meeting on Realization of the Millennium Development Goals and Other Internationally Agreed Development Goals for Persons with Disabilities  (A/RES/66/124) World Down Syndrome Day ( A/RES/66/149 ) Reports Status of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol thereto (A/66/121) Report of the Secretary-General: Realization of the Millennium Development Goals and other internationally agreed development goals for persons with disabilities (A/66/128) 65th session, 2010 – 2011 Reports Keeping the Promise: Realizing MDGs for Persons with Disabilities Towards 2015 and Beyond: Report of the Secretary-General (A/65/173) Resolutions Realizing the Millennium Development Goals for persons with disabilities towards 2015 and beyond (A/RES/65/186) 64th session, 2009-2010 Resolutions: Realizing the Millennium Development Goals for Persons with Disabilities (A/RES/64/131) Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol thereto (A/RES/64/154) Reports: Report of the Secretary-General: Status of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol (A/64/128) Report of the Secretary-General: Realizing the Millennium Development Goals for Persons with Disabilities (A/64/180) 63rd session, 2008-2009 Resolutions: Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol thereto [A/RES/63/192] Realizing the Millennium Development Goals for persons with disabilities through the implementation of the World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities [A/RES/63/150] Reports: Report of the Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment Fifth quinquennial Review and appraisal of the World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons [A/63/183]-[MS Word] Status of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol thereto [A/63/264]-[MS Word] Corrigendum: Status of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol thereto [A/63/264/corr.1]-[MS Word] 62nd session 2007-2008 Resolution: Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol thereto [A/RES/62/170] Implementation of the World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons: realizing the Millennium Development Goals for persons with disabilities [A/RES/62/127] – [MS Word]  Reports: Joint communiqué issued by States parties , 5 May 2008 [A/62/829]-[ MS Word ] Implementation of the World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons: realizing the Millennium Development goals for persons with disabilities [A/62/127]-[MS Word] Report of the Secretary General on the Implementation of the World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons  [A/62/157]-[ MS Word ] Status of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol thereto [A/62/230]-[MS Word] Social Development: Report of the Third Committee [A/62/432]-[ MS Word ] Promotion and protection of human rights: Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – Report of the Third Committee [A/62/439/Add.5]-[ MS Word ] 61st session 2006- 2007 Resolution: Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities [A/RES/61/106] Arabic , Chinese , English , French , Russian , Spanish 60th session 2005-2006 Resolutions: Ad Hoc Committee on a Comprehensive and Integral International Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights and Dignity of Persons with Disabilities [A/RES/60/232] Implementation of the World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons: realizing the Millennium Development Goals for persons with disabilities [A/RES/60/131] 59th session 2004-2005 Resolution: Comprehensive and integral international convention to promote and protect the rights and dignity of persons with disabilities [A/RES/59/198] 58th session 2003-2004 Resolutions: Comprehensive and integral international convention to promote and protect the rights and dignity of persons with disabilities [A/RES/58/246] Implementation of the World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons: towards a society for all in the twenty-first century [A/RES/58/132] Reports: Fourth quinquennial Review and appraisal of the World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons [A/58/61 – E/2003/5] Progress of efforts to ensure the full recognition and enjoyment of the human rights of persons with disabilities – Report of the Secretary-General [A/58/181] 57th session 2002-2003 Resolution: Comprehensive and integral international convention to promote and protect the rights and dignity of persons with disabilities [A/RES/57/229] 56th session 2001-2002 Resolutions: Accreditation and participation of non-governmental organizations in the Ad Hoc Committee on a Comprehensive and Integral International Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights and Dignity of Persons with Disabilities [A/RES/56/510] Comprehensive and integral international convention to promote and protect the rights and dignity of persons with disabilities [A/RES/56/168] Implementation of the World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons: towards a society for all in the twenty-first century [A/RES/56/115] Report: Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities [A/56/263] 54th session 1999-2000 Resolution: Implementation of the World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons: Towards a Society for All in the Twenty-first Century [A/RES/54/121] 52nd session 1997-1998 Resolution: Implementation of the World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons: Towards a Society for All in the Twenty-first Century [A/RES/52/82] Report:  Third Review and appraisal of the World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons [A/52/351] 50th session 1996-1997 Resolution: Toward full integration of persons with disabilities in society: implementation of the Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities and of the Long-term Strategy to Implement the World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons to the Year 2000 and Beyond [A/RES/50/144] 49th session 1994-1995 Resolution:   Towards full integration of persons with disabilities in society: implementation of the Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities, and of the Long-Term Strategy to Implement the World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons to the Year 2000 and Beyond [A/RES/49/153] 48th session 1993-1994 Resolutions: Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities [A/RES48/96] Positive and full inclusion of persons with disabilities in all aspects of society and the leadership role of the United Nations therein [A/RES/48/95] Resources General Assembly Reports and Resolutions Security Council Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Commission for Social Development Human Rights Council Inter-Agency Support Group for the CRPD Regional Commissions Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Handbook for Parliamentarians on the CRPD UN Expert Group Meetings Toolkit on Disability for Africa Toolkit on Disability for Africa NGO Corner Featured: World Enabled ,  Women's Refugee Commission (disabilities section),  Disabled People's International (DPI), G3ict , GAATES , International Disability Alliance (IDA), International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC), Rehabilitation International ,  Zero Project .
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Score: 249869.97 - https://www.un.org/development...esources/general-assembly.html
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The Council offers a platform for advocacy, lobbying and monitoring the implementation of the legal and policy frameworks concerning older persons.  The National Policy for Older Persons (2009) provides for the establishment of a National Council for Older Persons to coordinate various stakeholders involved in the implementation of programmes for older persons. (...) National Council for Older Persons  In 2013, the President assented to the bill that ushered in the establishment of the National Council for Older Persons. (...) Data on older persons.  Uganda still faces challenges on data collection for older persons.
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Score: 248950.12 - https://www.un.org/development...anda_presentation_eajiambo.pdf
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Several articles in the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities expound on this right to security, including article 10 on right to life and article 14 on liberty and security of person.  (...) This continued marginalization against persons with disabilities highlights the need for all States to sign, ratify and implement the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol. (...) The official title of the Day was changed from International Day of Disabled Persons to International Day of Persons with Disabilities by General Assembly resolution 62/127 on 18 December 2007.
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Score: 248681.47 - https://www.un.org/development...abilities-3-december-2008.html
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Policy Brief: The Impact of COVID-19 on older persons M AY 20 20 2 POLICY BRIEF: THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON OLDER PERSONS The COVID-19 pandemic is causing untold fear and suffering for older people across the world. (...) World Health Organization. https://www.who.int/publications-detail/covid-19-strategy-update---14-april-2020 3 There is no internationally agreed definition of older persons. A number of UN entities define older persons as persons aged 60 years and older. (...) Prolonged periods of isolation could have a serious effect on the mental health of older persons, with older persons less likely to be digitally included.
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Score: 248554.42 - https://www.un.org/sites/un2.u...d_older_persons_1_may_2020.pdf
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Policies and frameworks regarding older persons • National Pensions Act: employees who qualify to participate under the NPF provisions are required to make periodic contributions to the pension scheme from their pensionable salaries • National Policy for Older Persons (draft) led by the MGCDSW. • National Social Support Policy targets the ultra-poor and vulnerable groups, and provides public works programme. • MGDS has six priority areas, which deal with older persons • Malawi Network of Elderly Persons Organization (MANEPO), an umbrella organization of local NGOs dealing with older persons related concerns Producers of Data on Older Persons Data on issues concerning older persons are scanty in Malawi compared to data on other subpopulation groups. • National Statistical Office (NSO) • Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) • National Registration Bureau (NRB) • Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare • Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning and Development • The Ministry of Health • University of Malawi (Centre for Social Research) Access to Health Services and Challenges the Older Persons Face • Although access to good quality health services is one of the three priorities of the MIPAA, distances to health facilities can be considerable, particularly in rural areas, and vehicles for transport are rarely available • The 2008 census and DHS did not include a question on access to health services by the older persons • The 2014 and 2008 WMS collected data that could be used to assess older persons’ access to health care. • Questions include health service provider consulted. Morbidity and Mortality among Older Persons • Information on morbidity among older persons is collected through HMIS of the Ministry of Health. • A health passport is used to collect information on the diseases and date of onset. • These data could be used to analyse the cause specific morbidity rates among older persons. • Limitation of the health administrative data: largely captures morbidity cases which are presented at the health facility • Census data do not permit analysis of cause specific mortality rates. • Censuses and surveys collect data on survivorship of biological parents, however, collected on residents less than 18 years old Older persons and HIV and AIDS • HIV/AIDS remains a significant public health and socioeconomic challenge, • Much research focus on the population aged 15-49, as it is the group. • Older persons remain a neglected group. • Common misconception that elderly persons are sexually inactive and not at risk of HIV infection. • HIV/AIDS data on older persons is scanty in Malawi Disability among the Older Persons • The 2008 census collected information on disability for the first time for all persons including older persons who usually stay in the household. • Persons were asked if they have problems with the following: seeing, speaking, hearing, walking/climbing and/or any other problem. • These data sources could be used to develop age disability friendly environment. (...) Nutritional Status of Older Persons • The 2014 WMS generated data to assess the nutrition pattern of older persons. • The limitation: the head of the household responds on behalf of older persons. • DHS 2010 only asked of the children aged 5-17, and not for older persons. • Gap: it is not possible to know the meals older person consumed, hence there is a gap.
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Score: 248237.45 - https://www.un.org/en/developm...awi_Assessment_JChintsanya.pdf
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Persons in a multi-person household may pool their incomes and have a common budget to a greater or lesser extent; they may be related or unrelated persons or a combination of persons both related and unrelated. (...) The percentage of older persons living “alone” was calculated as the number of older persons residing in “one-person” households as a percentage of the total number of older persons in households of any size. The percentage of older persons living “with spouse only” was calculated as the number of older persons residing in “couple without children” households as a percentage of the total number of older persons in households of any size.
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Score: 247569.1 - https://www.un.org/development...ents_of_older_persons_2019.pdf
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International Day of Disabled Persons 2007 | United Nations Enable Skip to Content Welcome to the United Nations Toggle navigation English Department of Economic and Social Affairs Disability Search UN DESA Home About Us *COVID-19 CRPD COSP SDGs International Day Issues Resources Multimedia News Calendar Contact Us Home About Us *COVID-19 CRPD COSP SDGs International Day Issues Resources Multimedia News Calendar Contact Us Home International Day of Persons with Disabilities – 3 December International Day of Disabled Persons 2007 International Day of Disabled Persons 2007 Observance of the  2007 International Day of Disabled Persons DECENT WORK FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES Monday, 3 December 2007   Press briefing , 11:15 am to 12:00pm, Room S-226 Theme: “Dispelling the myth that persons with disabilities are unable to work” – Speakers will discuss how persons with disabilities not only make good employees, but that companies benefit from employing them.  (...) THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF DISABLED PERSONS 3 December 2007 This year’s International Day of Disabled Persons focuses on the goal of decent work for persons with disabilities, and reminds us that every person deserves opportunities for productive employment in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity. (...) Most States do not have legislation protecting persons with disabilities in the workplace.   The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which is expected to enter into force early next year, recognizes the rights of persons with disabilities to work and employment on an equal basis with others. 
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Score: 247421.78 - https://www.un.org/development...-of-disabled-persons-2007.html
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It is critical to ensure, in this regard, the full and equal participation of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and create enabling environments by, for and with persons with disabilities, in line with the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities . (...) Concrete action is needed to include the world’s one billion persons with disabilities – 15% of the world population – as both agents and beneficiaries of development. (...) Realizing the Sustainable Development Goals for persons with disabilities Chapter III. The way forward for disability-inclusive sustainable development Infographics SDG1 and SDG2: Ending poverty and hunger for all persons with disabilities SDG3: Ensuring healthy lives and well-being for all persons with disabilities SDG3 and SDG5: Accessing sexual and reproductive health services and reproductive rights for all persons with disabilities SDG4: Ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education for all persons with disabilities SDG5: Achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls with disabilities SDG6: Ensuring the availability of water and sanitation for persons with disabilities SDG7: Energy and Disability SDG8: Promoting full and productive employment and decent work for persons with disabilities SDG9: Increasing access to information and communication technology (ICT) for persons with disabilities SDG10: Reducing inequalities through enhanced access to assistive technologies for persons with disabilities SDG10: Eliminating discriminatory laws, policies and practices concerning persons with disabilities SDG10: Reducing inequalities for persons with mental impairments or psychosocial disabilities SDG11: Making cities and communities inclusive and sustainable for persons with disabilities Issues Accessibility Data and Statistics Inequality Mental Health and Development Poverty Natural Disasters Urban Development Women and Girls More Issues Resources General Assembly Economic and Social Council Commission for Social Development Inter-Agency Support Group for the CRPD Sustainable Development Goals International Day of Persons with Disabilities UN Voluntary Fund on Disability Quick links International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) Disability & the SDGs Disability & urban development Monitoring & Evaluation Disability-inclusive humanitarian action Toolkit on Disability for Africa ISSUES IN FOCUS News UN Enable Newsletter UNSDN News on Disability DESA News DSPD News ECOSOC News UN News Centre Social Media Facebook Twitter YouTube   United Nations Copyright Fraud Alert Privacy Notice Site Index Terms of Use
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Score: 247398.44 - https://www.un.org/development...blication-disability-sdgs.html
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