Saturday, February 22, 2014

Council of Europe adopts first European instrument on the Human Rights of Older Persons

On February 19, 2014, the Council of Europe has adopted Recommendation CM/Rec(2014)2 of the Committee of Ministers to member States on the promotion of human rights of older persons.
This is yet another significant and important development of the rights of older persons at the European level, which specifically identifies and recognizes the unique rights of older persons.
Here is the link to the full text of the the recommendations:
Here is the link to Age Platform press release on the matter: