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International Day of Older Person 1st October 2018 Theme Details, Aim, History

 

 

International Day of Older Person 1st October 2018 Theme Details, Aim, Celebrations, History

The International Translation Day (IDOP) is observed every year on 1st October around the world to raise awareness about issues affecting the elderly and to appreciate contributions that older people make to society. 

The International Translation Day also aims to raise awareness about issues affecting the elderly, such as senescence and elder abuse.

The International Translation Day, the theme for the 2018 celebration is “Celebrating Older Human Rights champions”.

The International Translation Day was instituted by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on 14th December 1990 under the 'Resolution 45/106'.

The International Day of Older Persons was instituted by United Nations General Assembly by adopting resolution 45/106 on 14th December 1990 for raising awareness about issues affecting the elderly, such as senescence and elder abuse.

The International Day of Older Persons is also a day to appreciate the contributions that older people make to society. The observance of the day is also the focus of aging organizations and the United Nations Programme on Ageing.

The WHO has been playing a significant role in celebrations, and actively promoting public awareness of the day


 

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