'An International Convention on the Rights of Older People? A needless distraction or a long overdue reform?

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Type Paper
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 18 Nov 2016
Event4th Annual World Congressof GeriatricsandGerontology-2016 - Kaohsiung Conference Centre, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Duration: 16 Nov 201620 Nov 2016

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Conference4th Annual World Congressof GeriatricsandGerontology-2016
CountryTaiwan
CityKaohsiung
Period16 Nov 201620 Nov 2016
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Abstract

This paper explored recent developments at the United Nations in relation to an International Convention on the Rights of Older People. It identified an number of of concerns about the initiative and ideas as to alternative approaches.