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“Getting old is a fascinating thing, the older you get the older you want to get”

Monday, 29 March 2021

Statement made by H.E. Mohan Pieris, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations at the 2nd meeting - 11th Session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing (29 March - 1 April 2021) Measures to enhance the promotion and protection of the human rights and dignity of older persons on 29th March 2021.

The Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing was established by the General Assembly by resolution 65/182 on 21 December 2010. The working group will consider the existing international framework of the human rights of older persons and identify possible gaps and how best to address them, including by considering, as appropriate, the feasibility of further instruments and measures.