Organized by the International Federation for Family Development (IFFD), in partnership with Fundación Bancaria LaCaixa,
the collaboration of UNICEF, the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and the Ajuntament de Barcelona.
Thursday, 27 September 2018 6:00-7.30 pm – Palau Macaya Paseo de San Juan, 108 Barcelona
Opening Remarks Xavier Trias Mayor of Barcelona (2011-2015) Former Conseller de Sanitat and Conseller de la Presidčncia de la la Generalitat de Catalunya
Family Policies in SDGs Ignacio Socias General Coordinator of the project Director of International Relations International Federation for Family Development (IFFD)
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)
Families as active agents for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals Renata Kaczmarska Policy Specialist Focal Point on the Family United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
Statements & Q&A
Closing Remarks Irma Rognoni Strategic Adviser of the project City Councilor of Barcelona
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.