FOUNDED in 1997 and Incorporated in May 1999, by Rosalie S. Wolf, PhD.
INPEA is an independent, Non Profit, incorporated under the Laws of the Commmonwealth of Massachusetts, USA. INPEA, Inc., functions as a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) with Special Consultative Status to EcoSoc, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), and is affiliated with UN DPI. INPEA, Inc. is also a member of the Conference of NGO's (CoNGO), and is recognized as a USC Section 501 (c)(3) tax exempt, Non Profit organization in the USA.
INPEA, Inc. enjoys a collaborative relationship with The International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG)
INPEA Officers: President:
Susan B Somers, JD - USA Vice President:
Rosy Pererya, MD - Dominican Republic Clerk:
Pamela Teastor, PhD - USA
Cynthia Thomas - USA
INPEA is celebrating
advocacy, education and research
for the protection of the rights of older Persons.
On February 4, 2010 INPEA joined with an International Collaboration of NGO's to launch this important new resource. Now you can be part of this important movement. Please help us to translate further this document - click to e-mail Susan Somers.
Why do we need a New Convention on the Rights of Older People? Learn more about this and the INGO Resource launch during the UN Commission on Social Development, February 4th, 2010 (click here)
The following International NGO's are Collaborating for a Convention on the Rights of Older Persons:
International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, (INPEA) International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG), International Association of Homes and Services for the Aged, (IAHSA), International Federation on Ageing (IFA-FIV), International Longevity Center, Global Alliance, (ILC Global Alliance), HelpAge International (HelpAge), Global Action on Aging (GAA), Age Concern/Help the Aged (AG/HAE), and AARP, together with the support of the NGO Committee on Ageing, New York, NGO Committee on Ageing/NY, and the NGO Committee on Ageing, Vienna
Journée internationale de sensibilisation aux abus envers les aînés
Grey Youth Choir - Korea Commemorates WEAAD
Resource"Tool Kit" to Raise World Awareness on Adult Abuse
This Community Resource Tool Kit is created to help individuals, organizations and communities throughout the world plan for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, to be held on June 15 of each year. The first WEAAD was launched on June 15, 2006.
Thank you for your comments and help to improve Awareness of Elder Abuse and Neglect in the 2010 Update to the INPEA Community Resource"Tool Kit" now available on line.
For further information on upcoming conferences and other events click here
59th Comm on Status of Women - INPEA Events, NY & Geneva
59th CSW UN HQ NYC March 2015 INPEA and WUNRN Co-Convened Parallel Event
Witchcraft Accusations and Violence Against Older Women
Samuel Slewion, MSW INPEA National Representative for Liberia, (read presentation here) and Susan Somers, INPEA President
ECE Beijing +20 Interactive Roundtable:
Women and Ageing – Older Women Count
November 2014 – Palais des Nations Geneva, Co-conveners: Silvia Perel-Levin, International Longevity Centre Global Alliance (ILC GA) Ursula Barter-Hemmerich, International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA) Moderator: Bridget Sleap, HelpAge International Speakers: Elizabeth Sclater, Executive Officer, Older Women’s Network, Europe (OWN) Andrea Ferenczi, President, Association for Women’s Career Development in Hungary Israel Doron, Head, Department of Gerontology, Haifa University, Israel, INPEA Nat Rep Israel Lisa Warth, Technical Officer, Department of Ageing and Life Course, World Health Organization (WHO) Rapporteur: Kelly Fitzgerald,International Federation on Ageing (IFA)
Samuel Slewion, MSW INPEA National Representative for Liberia, and Susan Somers, INPEA President
Susan Somers, with Paulette Metang, INPEA Nat Rep. Cameroon
Pastor Chukwu with Susan Somers and INPEA members from Nigeria
Call for Nominations: Regional and National Representatives
Open Invitation to Serve INPEA .
INPEA is seeking nominations to fill honorary positions for vacant Regional and National Representatives. Submit nominations by June 1 and December 1 for consideration. (These are voluntary positions).
Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect (JEAN) An International Journal...
A crucial interdisciplinary journal focusing on prevention and treatment strategies! Edited by Karen Stein, PhD,. JEAN is the official journal of the National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse: www.haworthpress.com