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María Isolina Dabove

Elder Law Research Centre (CONICET/UNR/GAROP)
Principal Researcher at CONICET (National Scientific and Technical Research Council - Argentina
Buenos Aires

Lawyer graduated from the National University of Rosario, Argentina (1988). PhD in Human Rights from the Carlos III University, Spain. (1998).

Fill a top position as Principal Researcher at the National Scientific and Technical Research Council in the Law School of Buenos Aires University, Argentina. Professor of and Lecturer in Philosophy of Law and Elder Law in Argentina and other Latin American countries, in Australia and in Europe.

INPEA Regional Representative in Latin American and Caribbean.

Main books published: "Rights of Older Persons" (Ciudad Argentina, Buenos Aires – Madrid, 2002), Director and author of "Elder Law: an interdisciplinary perspective” (Juris, Rosario, 2006). “Human rights of older persons: access to justice and international protection” (Astrea, Buenos Aires – Colombia, 2015), Elder Law. Basis and Scopes (Buenos Aires: Astrea, 2018).

Recent papers include: Autonomy, Self-Determination and Human Rights: Legal Safeguards in Argentina to Prevent Elder Abuse and Neglect, International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 2018, 32: 80–92; Autonomía jurídica y vulnerabilidad en la Vejez: Respuestas Judiciales Emblemáticas, Revista de Derecho Privado de la Universidad del Externado, 34, January–June 2018, and Derecho de la Vejez en tiempos de pandemia, Revista de la Facultad de Derecho, Universidad de la República,2020, 49 (jul-dic), e20204909; Long-Term Care Services and the InterAmerican Human Rights in Argentina, Journal of Human Right Practice, Oxford Academic, https://doi.org/10.1093/jhuman/huab038, published: 28 February 2022.

Member of the OAS Argentina official delegation that worked in the development of the Inter- American Convention on the Rights of Older People until its approval in 06/15/2015.

Participant in the UN Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWGA) as representative of the INPEA Argentine delegation, which have been working on the development of the International Convention on the Rights of Older Persons since 2010.

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