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GRAN Working Groups

This page contains resources to help guide GRAN's Working Groups.  Please see the Resources box below for policy documents and forms.  Members, you will need to log in to see the full list of available resources.

GRAN's Working Groups are made up of GRAN volunteers from across the country.  The members meet regularly via teleconference or video call, research specific issues, identify advocacy goals and strategies, and work with other civil society organizations whose goals align with ours.  Currently, GRAN's active Working Groups include:

  • Access to Medicines
  • Education
  • Ending Violence Against Women
  • Mining Justice
  • Climate Strategy
  • The Hill Team [based in Ottawa]
  • Convention on the Rights of Older Persons "Watch" Group 

Launch of #AfricaEducatesHer Campaign

Oct 18, 2020

Girls’ education in Africa is at risk. The disruption to education from COVID-19 has placed girls at higher risk of falling behind in school and of permanently dropping out of school. This is due to... Read more

International Day of Older Persons

Sep 29, 2020

This October 1st marks the 30th anniversary of International Day of Older Persons, an occasion to celebrate older persons in our lives  as sources of wisdom and inspiration. At the United... Read more