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Caribbean synthesis report on the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing and the San José Charter on the Rights of Older Persons in Latin America and the Caribbean

January 2018 | Studies and Perspectives – ECLAC Subregional Headquarters for the Caribbean
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Author:
Gény, Lydia Rosa
UN symbol.:
LC/CAR/TS.2017/10
Pages:
114 p.
Editorial:
ECLAC, Subregional Headquarters for the Caribbean
Type:
Studies and Perspectives – ECLAC Subregional Headquarters for the Caribbean
Collection:
  • ECLAC Series
    • Studies and Perspectives – ECLAC Subregional Headquarters for the Caribbean

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Description

This report summarises the progress and challenges faced by the English French and Dutch-speaking Member and Associate Member Countries of the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee (CDCC) in the implementation of the San José Charter on the rights of older persons in Latin America and the Caribbean and the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA) of 2002. The report forms part of the third cycle of review and appraisal of the implementation of MIPAA at the regional level and is based on replies received from States and other stakeholders to a questionnaire prepared by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

Table of contents

Abstract. -- Introduction. -- Third review and appraisal of the implementation of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, including the San José Charter in the Caribbean. -- Methodology for reviewing and evaluating progress and challenges for the period 2012-2017. -- Main findings. -- Further actions to strengthen the implementation of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing and the San José Charter. -- Bibliography.