Uganda Trip Report Secondment of Specialist on Older Persons

The purpose of the Uganda mission was in part to fulfil the general terms of reference for the HelpAge International/UNHCR secondment to provide support to the global Protection Cluster Working Group (PCWG) by advancing the mainstreaming of the rightsand specific needs of older persons into the work of the PCWG and providing recommendations and guidance to that end. Global support with integrating ageing issues for UNHCR is through Age, Gender and Diversity Mainstreaming activities which seek to ensure that all UNHCR staff base their protection and programme planning, design, implementation, monitoring and follow up action on participatory assessment with people of all ages using a rights and community based approach.