Dirk Jarré is a president of EURAG, the European Federation of Older Persons, co-chair of the NGO Committee on Ageing at the UN Vienna and a member of the Working Group on Ageing of the UN Economic Commission for Europe.
Until recently NGO representative in the Working Group on Ageing of the UNECE and in its Bureau. 2005 -2006 special advisor to the President of the “European Economic and Social Committee” of the European Union. Presently delegate in the “Consultative Committee on Industrial Change” of the EU. Has coordinated NGO involvement in the UNECE Ministerial Conferences on Ageing in Berlin 2002, in León 2007, in Vienna 2012 and in Lisbon 2017, including the respective NGO Fora. Since 2002 lecturer on “European and Comparative Social Policy” in master courses at Linz University, in Graz and at different Universities of Applied Sciences in Switzerland.