August 2012

31 August 2012
The ICSW's Global Cooperation Newsletter >> for August 2012 has been published; addressing amongst other things the human rights of older persons.

21-24 August 2012
The third working session >> of the open-ended working group for the purpose of strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons took place in New York.

12 August 2012
Following the G8 Summit’s concerns about food security, the British prime minister David Cameron decided to hold a summit on food security >> during the Olympic Games in London to increase attention to the issue (commented on by Oxfam >>, the Center for Global Development >> and IDS >>).