Event Participation

United Nations

September 2022 New York

“Pathways To Moratorium on the Use of Death Penalty: Effective and Good Practices From Member States.”

The Government of Italy, the Government of Sierra Leone, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Amnesty International and the Delegation of the European Union are co-sponsoring a hybrid High-Level side event on the margins of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly:

Date: 3 October 2022

Time: 10:00am -12:00pm EDT

ECOSOC ChamberThe Resilience and Contributions of Older Women”

UNIDOP 2022 is a call to action and opportunity, with globally representative older women, parliamentarians, and UN representatives offering multi-stakeholder dialogue on the resilience of living through and responding to climate disaster, conflict, or pandemic, experiencing and managing the physical and emotional disruption to losses of family, income, and social connectedness. Panels will highlight relevant actions that include efforts toward inclusion of older persons, protection of their human rights, and contributions to sustainable development. The necessity of ongoing data collection inclusive of older persons and disaggregated by gender and age will be incorporated throughout.


➢ To highlight the resilience of older women in the face of environmental, social, economic and lifelong inequalities

➢ To raise awareness of the importance of improved world-wide data collection, disaggregated by age and gender

➢ To call on member states, UN entities, UN Women, and civil society to include older women in the center of all policies, ensuring gender equality as described in the Secretary-General’s report.