International Day of Older Persons Current Affairs, GK & News

October 1: International Day of Older Persons

Every year, October 1 is celebrated as the International Day of Older Persons. The day is celebrated by the United Nations and several other organizations all over the world. This year, 2020, marks the 30th anniversary of International Day of Older Persons. Also, the 2020 observance is to promote “Decade of Healthy Ageing” (2020-2030). Highlights ..

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October 1: International Day of Older Persons Observed

The International Day of Older Persons is observed to highlight contributions made by the older population to the society. It aims at raising awareness of opportunities and challenges of ageing in the world. According to the United Nations, between 2017 and 2030, the number of persons in the age group above 60 years will grow ..

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2019 edition of International Day of Older Persons

The International Day of Older Persons is observed every year on 1st October to highlight the important contributions that older people make to society and raise awareness of the opportunities and challenges of ageing in today’s world. The 2019 theme is ‘The Journey to Age Equality’.

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Vayoshreshtha Samman 2019: Government invites Nominations

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has invited nomination for Vayoshreshtha Samman 2019 which is the National Awards for Senior Citizens for both Individuals and Institutions categories. The nominations should be sent by 31st May 2019. About Vayoshrestha Sammans Background: The series of National Award-Vayoshreshtha Samman awards were instituted by the Ministry of Social ..

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2018 International Day of Older Persons

The International Day of Older Persons is observed on 1st October every year to reaffirm the commitment to promoting the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by older persons. The 2018 theme is, ‘Celebrating Older Human Rights champions’. The purpose of the day is to recognise the contributions of older ..

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