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RESULTS OF THE GLOBAL RESEARCH PROJECT
 

 
Presentation
 
Roundtable discussion with audience participation

Organized by the International Federation for Family Development (IFFD),
in partnership with SOS Children’s Villages International,
the collaboration of UNICEF
and the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA)
and the Permanent Mission of Hungary to the United Nations.
 
Wednesday, 16 May 2018
1.15-2.30 pm – Conference Room 6
United Nations Headquarters
New York, NY
 
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PROGRAMME
 

 
Opening Remarks
 
Families as active agents for achieving
the Sustainable Development Goals
Ignacio Socías
General Coordinator of the project
Director of International Relations
International Federation for Family Development (IFFD)
 
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Interpersonal violence prevention, family policies and SDGs
Daryl Higgins
Director, Institute of Child Protection Studies
Australian Catholic University
 

 
Families and gender equality
Keiko Hirao
Professor on Family and Social Sustainability
Sophia University, Japan
 

 
Families, youth employment and
the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Esuna Dugarova
Policy Specialist
United Nations Development Programme
New York
 
Presentation ...
 
Families and Sustainable Development Goal 3:
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
Mihaela Robila
Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
Queens College
City University of New York
 
Presentation ...
 
Rationale for undertaking the study and recommendations
for integrating family interests in social policy making
Dominic Richardson
Academic Coordinator of the project
Senior Education Specialist, UNICEF
Office of Research, Innocenti (Florence)
 
Statements & Q&A
 
Moderator
 
Alberto Padova
Chief, Social Integration Branch
Division for Social Policy and Development
UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs
 

 
ISSUES FOR DISCUSSION

1. Cross-cutting issues affecting family policy development for the achievement of SDG 1-5, 8 & 16.
2. Family policies and gender perspective.
3. Family well-being and development.
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OBSERVANCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FAMILIES

The 2018 Annual Observance of the International Day of Families
on ‘Families and Inclusive Societies (SDG16)’
was held the day before (Tuesday, 15 May 2018)
at the same time and place (1.15-2.30 pm – Conference Room 6).
Webcast of the event
 

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EXPERT GROUP MEETING


 
IFFD also participated in the Expert Group Meeting on “Family policies for inclusive societies”, organized by the Division for Social Policy and Development of the Department of Economic and Social affairs on 15-16 May 2018 at UN Headquarters in New York, where we presented our project on “Inclusive Cities for Sustainable Families”.

More information on the EGM...
 
More information on the IFFD project...
 
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