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FAMILY, THE FACE OF HUMANITY

20th World Congress of Family Enrichment

20th World Congress of Personal Project
World Meeting of Leaders
Multi-lingual Moderators Training Courses
Special meeting of International Family Organizations
IFFD Foundation London Summit

In October 2019, the traditional IFFD Congress has been held in London, with more than 1,000 delegates attending the main Congress, 250 other young participants in the Personal Project Congress and around 300 in the previous World Meeting of Leaders. It took place in a magnificent venue, the Queen Elizabeth II Centre, located next to the Big Ben and the Thames and directly opposite Westminster Abbey.

18th-20th October 2019
Queen Elizabeth II Centre
Westminster, London

Final Declaration ...
IFFD website ...

Congress of Family Enrichment

Opening Ceremony
Mario Armella
IFFD, World President
Ian Kemp
FDF, President
Nora Urrea
Family Enrichment USA, President

Conference
Raising Kind Kids

Thomas Lickona
State University of New York, Professor Emeritus

Roundtable
Family-Friendly Policies in the International Arena

Donna Butts
Generations United, Executive Director
Kinga Joó
European Economic and Social Committee
Sharifa Al-Emadi
Doha International Family Institute, Executive Director
Moderator
Ignacio Socias

IFFD, Director of International Relations

Conference
Family and Wellness

Sir Henry Burns
University of Strathclyde, Professor of Global Public Health

Roundtable
Family Enrichment: My family is also Your Family

Maria Li
Family First Foundation (China)
Wil van Erp
Family Enrichment Nederland
Louise Montes
Family Enrichment USA
Olivier Yao
Famille et Education (Ivory Coast)
Florencia Donoso
Fundación Hacer Familia (Chile)
Moderator
Viviana Gutiérrez

LAR (Mexico)

Conference
The temperament God gave your kids

Art & Laraine Bennett

Conference
Flourishing online

Tom Harrison
Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues, Director of Education

Conference
Secrets of happy couples

Shaunti Feldhahn
Social Researcher and Writer

Keynote speech
Families, Civil Society, Parenting Education and the United Nations

Renata Kaczmarska
United Nations Focal Point on the Family

Presentation of the Final Declaration
Jorge Correa
LAR (Mexico)

Closing Remarks
Javier Vidal-Quadras
IFFD, Secretary General
Mario Armella
IFFD, World President

Congress of Personal Project

Opening Ceremony
Javier Vidal-Quadras
IFFD, Secretary General
Maria Kemp Kemp
FDF, Moderator

IFFD General View
Leticia Rodríguez de Santiago
IFFD, Director of IFFD Family Enrichmentl
Alex Vázquez
IFFD representative to the UN

Conference
The temperament God gave your kids

Art & Laraine Bennett

Conference
Is happiness just luck?

Andrew Mullins
University of Notre Dame (Australia), Professor of Education

Roundtable
Personal Project around the World

Dominic Roche-Saunders
FDF (United Kingdom)
Mary Canale
Family Enrichment USA
Nkem Ikeh
NAFAD (Nigeria)
Fran Andreu & Alejandra Vidal-Quadras
FERT (Spain)
Ryan & Sherry Panganiban
Educhild (Philippines)

Conference
Secrets of happy couples

Shaunti Feldhahn
Social Researcher and Writer

Closing Remarks
Mario Armella
IFFD, World President

World Meeting of Leaders

Welcome address
Mario Armella
IFFD, World President

Session 1
Innovation and Transformation Process

Session 2
User-centered Design Thinking Experience

Conference
Leadership and 5 tips to be happy

Enrique Rojas
Institute for Psychiatry Research

IFFD report
Leticia Rodríguez de Santiago
IFFD, Director Family Enrichment
Ignacio Socías

IFFD, Director of Communication and International Relations

Session 3
Results and Debate

Assembly and Closing Remarks
Javier Vidal-Quadras
IFFD, Secretary General

Multi-lingual Moderators Training Courses

An Intensive Program for Family Enrichment Moderators Training was held in the same venue on 18th October. The program was developed in different languages simultaneously, run by Javier Reguart and Diego Barroso (English), Tomás Malmierca (Spanish) and François de Baudus (French).

Special meeting of International Family Organizations

A meeting with representatives of seven international organizations and IFFD with the UN Focal Point on the Family was also held during in the same venue of 19th October, to coordinate the future preparations of the 30th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family (2024).

IFFD Foundation London Summit

A special encounter of patrons and donors of the IFFD Foundation took place in the nearby Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel on 19th November, with the participation of Samuel Carpintero (Managing Director, IFFD Foundation), Javier Vidal-Quadras (IFFD, Secretary General) and Ignacio Socias (IFFD, Director of International Relations).

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