Rosa Kornfeld-Matte 

Rosa Kornfeld-Matte was appointed by the Human Rights Council as the first United Nations Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons in May 2014. Ms. Kornfeld-Matte served as the National Director of the Chilean National Service of Ageing where she designed and implemented the National Policy of Ageing.

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As the world ages, more must be done to protect the rights of older persons

March 24, 2016
By: Rosa Kornfeld-Matte 

The UN’s expert on the human rights of the elderly describes the key issues she is dealing with and ...