The 20th Informal ASEM Seminar on Human Rights was a hybrid/online event on the topic “Human Rights of Older Persons”. Taking place on 22-24 February 2021, the Seminar aimed to contribute towards the promotion of human rights of older persons and provided a platform for discussion on how to further strengthen the autonomy, social protection and participation of older persons at the ASEM partner countries.
The Seminar was co-hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Korea, the ASEM Global Ageing Center and the National Human Rights Commission of Korea.
The 4 simultaneous Working Group discussions delved into the following topics:
The main outcomes of the discussions are gathered in Key Messages which was shared with all 53 ASEM Partners after the Seminar