This handbook was drafted by Nena Georgantzi, Human Rights Officer with the help of Eabha Harper-McKeever, Alison Grace Aoife Corrigan and Orla Moroney AGE Platform Europe interns. It is based on insights and contributions by AGE staff, members and experts, to whom the authors are particularly grateful. Special thanks go toEbbe Johansen, Elizabeth Sclater, . Louis Cilia, Chris Walsh and Liam Carey, as well as AGE staff members for reviewing different parts of the handbook. AGE also wishes to thank the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Human Rights Law and Policy Division of the CoE, the Office of the Commissioner of Human Rights of the CoE and DG Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality of the European Commission for their ongoing support and comments on previous drafts of the handbook. Finally, AGE would like to express its gratitude to EU Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Věra Jourová , Ms. Kornfeld-Matte, UN Independent Expert on the Enjoyment of All Human Rights by Older Persons and Mr. Nils Muižnieks, CoE Commissioner for Human Rights, who provided forewords for the online publication.