12th Annual AARP - United Nations Briefing Series

Date 3/11/2019
Time 1:00 PM - 1:03 PM
Location United Nations Headquarters, New York
AARP and the United Nations Programme on Ageing Unit (DESA) hosted the 12th Annual AARP-UN Briefing Luncheon on the theme of "Why it Matters: Social Protection for Older Women" on Monday, March 11, 2019. The luncheon was held during the 63rd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. 


1:00 p.m.      Seated Lunch networking

1:30 p.m.      Welcoming Remarks
                      Aimee Carter, Vice President, AARP International

1:33 p.m.      Opening Remarks

                      Dr. Debra Whitman, Ph.D., Chief Public Policy Officer, AARP                    

1:43 p.m.      Keynote Address

Hon. Kwabena Osei-Danquah, Chef de Cabinet to the President of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly

1:50 p.m.      Stakeholder Discussion

Justin Derbyshire, CEO, HelpAge International

Christine Berhrendt, Head of Policy, Social Protection, ILO  

Andrew Gilmour, Assistant Secretary General, OHCHR

Cindy Hounsell, JD, President, WISER

Moderator: Raj Kumar, CEO, DEVEX

2:35 p.m.      Question and Answer Session

2:55 p.m.      Closing Remarks

Amal Abou RafehChief, UN Programme on Ageing, DESA

3:00 p.m.      Adjourn