Strengthening Older People’s Rights in Times of Digitalisation - Lessons learned from COVID-19 - Joint German Ministry-AGE-BAGSO online conference


During Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2020, the German Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth, AGE Platform Europe and the German National Association of Senior Citizens’ Organisations (BAGSO) are pleased to invite you to the joint web conference 

“Strengthening Older People’s Rights in Times of Digitalisation – Lessons learned from COVID-19”

The online event will take place on:
Monday, 28 September 2020 afternoon, 1.30 p.m. – 4.00 p.m. and 
Tuesday, 29 September 2020 morning, 9.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

We warmly invite representatives from all EU Member States, EU and international institutions, civil society organisations, national human rights institutes as well as all interested individuals to participate in the event and exchange views and ideas on the challenges and opportunities related to digitalisation and older people. Our event will put forward specific recommendations for national and EU policy actions to enhance autonomy and participation of older persons in the era of digitalisation, while building on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic.

View the draft (indiquative) programme

Additional details on the event and registration will be added on this page soon. 

Please mark this date in your agenda. We would be delighted to welcome you!

Read this save the date in English - German - French 

Monday, 28 September, 2020 - 13:30 to Tuesday, 29 September, 2020 - 12:30
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