Month: April 2019

Participation to the UN Working Group on Ageing

The UN Open-ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWG) met from 15 to 18 April 2019. This is a forum for UN member states to promote the protection of the human rights of older people and is based on the evaluation of the existing international framework. During this tenth session, older people’s right to social protection […]

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The North American working group adressess the loneliness epidemic

The North American chapters of the International Federation of Petits Frères des Pauvres recently participated in the annual North American Working Group (NAWG) conference in Batavia, Illinois, USA. Chapter delegates from Canada, Mexico, and the United States meet each spring to share best practices in programming and volunteer management. One good example include “Home for […]

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