Protection of the rights of older people

During her term in Office the Commissioner paid close attention to protection of the rights of older persons, appointed advisor on protection of the rights of the elderly for coordination of the work in this regard. Demonstrating sensitive approach to the complaints of older persons, the Commissioner takes measures, gives proposals and recommendations to the relevant bodies.

Considering the Commissioner’s proposals and recommendations for improvement of social welfare of older persons, the Law on Social Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan entered into force on 30.12.2011. 

The Commissioner made a proposal to the Government to approve Article 23 on the right of older people to social protection of European Social Charter (re-reviewed) along with other Articles.