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…