39TH SESSION OF HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Remarks by Pakistan for Clustered ID with Independent Expert on the rights of older persons and Special Rapporteur on water and sanitation 10 September 2018

Mr. President, We thank both the Independent Expert and the Special Rapporteur for their reports.   The Independent Expert has aptly highlighted the challenges in realizing the rights of older persons in different societies. These challenges vary: developed countries with broken down family system have their own challenges; developing countries where family system is intact…

tem 3 Interactive Dialogue with IE on Rights of Older Persons Comments made by Ambassador Tehmina Janjua, Permanent Representative of Pakistan on behalf of the OIC 33 rd Session of HRC , (14 September 2016)

  Mr. President I am making these comments on behalf of OIC Member States. The Holy Prophet (SAW) said: “He isn’t one of us who isn’t kind to our youngsters, and shows no respect to our elders…” The traditional family, which is the core unit of our social fabric, establishes two primary responsibilities.First is the…

Interactive Dialogue with Independent Expert on the Enjoyment of All Human Rights by Older Persons Comments by Ambassador Tehmina Janjua, Permanent Representative of Pakistan 33rd Session of HRC, 14 September 2016

  Mr. President, We thank the Independent Expert for her report. As the world population continues to age, the human rights dimension of ageing becomes an ever-growing concern. Pakistan took an active part in the preparatory process for the Madrid Plan of Action in April 2002. Respect and care of the elderly is part of…