Report by Independent Expert on the Enjoyment of All Human Rights by Older Persons: Mission to Austria (A/HRC/30/43/Add.2 )

Author: Rosa Kornfeld-Matte
Regions: Europe
Country: Austria
Year: 2015
Language: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish

In the present report, the Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons presents the findings of her visit to Austria from 22 to 30 January 2015. The main objective of the visit was to identify both best practices and gaps in the implementation of laws relating to the promotion and protection of the rights of older persons. She also assesses the implementation of existing international instruments, as well as laws and policies pertaining to the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons in Austria. Based on information gathered before, during and after the visit, the Independent Expert analyses the challenges faced in the realization of all human rights by older persons, paying particular attention to ostracized persons and groups of persons. She also examines measures to foster the implementation of standing law and policies that contribute to the promotion and protection of the rights of older persons.

Link to the report (English, Spanish, French, Russian, Chinese and Arabic)

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