Ms. Nena GeorgantziPolicy Coordinator Human Rights & Non-Discrimination, AGE Platform Europe & PhD Fellow, NUI Galway.



A trained lawyer specialized in human rights (MA, Université de Strasbourg, France) and social protection (MA, KU Leuven, Belgium), Nena Georgantzi is working since 2010 for AGE Platform Europe (AGE), an EU network, which aims to voice and promote the rights of the 190 million citizens aged 50+ in the European Union and to raise awareness on the issues that concern them most. She is currently finalizing her PhD on the human rights of older persons at the National University of Ireland in Galway (NUIG). Nena has participated in the drafting of the Council of Europe recommendation on the rights of older persons and has consulted the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. She is also involved in the political process around a new UN convention on the rights of older persons.