June 11, 2018

Protection and promotion of human rights of older persons Panel 2 “Role of the family in providing long-term care and support to older persons

In order to promote and protect the enjoyment of human rights by older persons and to foster their dignity and well-being, society must overcome what Pope Francis calls the “throw-away culture ”. A healthy and balanced society, will ensure and enable supportive environments for people in old age where they, in turn, become in the first-person agents of development for all.
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