Ahead of the EU Day of Solidarity between Generations, 29 April, a group of 13 MEPs has called on their peers to be more respectful towards older persons in their institutional language. Even in recent resolutions of the European Parliament that support older persons’ human rights, such as on the situation of human rights in the world, older persons are collectively named as ‘the elderly’.Continue reading “MEPs call for more respectful language”
Category: Parliament work
AGE Manifesto for the European elections 2014 set up priorities to make the EU an age-friendly place. Have they been implemented?
The Parliamentary watch aims at presented all EP activities of interest for older Europeans. Relevant reports, parliamentary questions and interviews with MEPs are published here.
Workers experiencing menopause deserve protection from discrimination
A cross-party group of 14 MEPs has stressed that menopause should be addressed in public policies to protect workers not only from the health and safety impact, but also to protect them from discrimination.Continue reading “Workers experiencing menopause deserve protection from discrimination”
Future of Europe – MEPs call for embracing ageing as a positive process
The Future of Europe conference is a unique opportunity to change the way we look at ageing and to make the most of our ageing society, say 7 MEPs in a joint op-ed.Continue reading “Future of Europe – MEPs call for embracing ageing as a positive process”