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Conference in Sao Paulo

The UN DESA Focal Point on the Family, Renata Kaczmarska, the director of International Relations of IFFD and some brazilian politicians and academics have been part of an event to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the International Year of the Family, organized by the Instituto Brasileiro da Família in Sao Paulo on 24 March 2014. The goal was to present and discuss about policies and strategies to support families at the local level, as the way to face the challenges of the present socio-economic and demographic reality, as well as raise awareness about the importance of empowering families.

Conference in Sao Paulo

Introductory Speech
 
Renata Kaczmarska, Focal Point on the Family, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

The 20th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family.

Keynote Speech
 
Patrus Ananias, former Minister for Social Development and the Fight against Hunger.

The role of the State supporting family - Experience with Bolsa Família program.

Keynote Speech
 
Luiz Marins, Head of Anthropos Consulting, Brazil.

The Third Sector and family support - Civil society iniciatives.

Concluding remarks
 
Ignacio Socias, Director of Communication and International Relations of the International Federation for Family Development.

The work of IFFD in international institutions.


Additional Speech

Cristina Zanni, President of the Instituto Brasileiro da Família.

IFFD courses in Brazil and worldwide.

Conference in Sao Paulo
Website of Instituto Brasileiro da Família...
Interview to Mrs Kaczmarska in O Estado de Sao Paulo......
 

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