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Good parenting has immeasurable value
Thomas Walsh - The Washington Times, 20 July 2016. [21-07-2016]
The UN Global Day of Parents was decided by the General Assembly to show the family transmits not only love, but through parents, a wide range of essential or cardinal virtues, capacities, dispositions, attitudes and skills.
The UN's development agenda and the family
Ignacio Socías - MercatorNet, 2 October 2015. [03-10-2015]
Early this week the United Nations General Assembly, meeting in New York, unanimously endorsed and adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Goals. Unlike the Milennium Deveopment Goals, which have guided international development effort for the past 15 years, Agenda 2030 was hammered out with the input of wide range of institutions and civil society groups.
UN concerned about children in Israel-Hamas conflict
Lisa Schlein - Voice of America, 5 August 2014. [06-08-2014]
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says that children in Gaza are traumatized as a result of the hostilities between Israelis and Palestinians. Nearly 400,000 need immediate psychosocial support to help them deal with their distress. Half of Gaza’s 1.8 million people are children under the age of 18.
Education in Africa
Silverbird TV [12-07-2017]
Newreel about the International Conference on the Family & Sustainable Development in Nigeria - Achieving the Educational Perspective, held in Lagos (28 June 2017).
Oral Statement at #CPD50
IFFD [08-04-2017]
Oral Statement made by Jose Alejandro Vazquez during the 50th Session of the Commission on Population and Development at the UN Headquarters on behalf of the International Federation for Family Development (6 April 2017).
IFFD's work at the United Nations
UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs [05-03-2017]
Message from the Director of UN DESA-DSPD for the International Federation for Family Development (IFFD), on the occasion of their World Family Enrichment Leaders meeting in December 2016.
Inclusive cities for sustainable families
IFFD [24-02-2017]
High-Level Side Event organized during the UN Commission for Social Development at the UN Headquarters in NYC by The UN Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD), in partnership with the International Federation for Family Development (IFFD).
How to invest more on children
IFFD [19-02-2017]
Oral statement at the UN Commission for Social Development on behalf of IFFD (3 February 2017). It was delivered by permanent representative Jose Alejandro Vazquez.
Families in the development Agenda
United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, June 2016. [13-06-2016]
Opinions of experts attending the Expert Group Meeting on ‘Family policies and the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda’ (12-13 May, New York).
10 International Day of Families at the UN
United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs [21-05-2016]
Official celebration entitled ‘Families, Healthy Lives and Sustainable Future’ on the occasion of the International Day of Families (15 May) organized by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) of the United Nations on 12 May 2016.
11 Indicators: The missing piece of the 2030 Agenda
UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs [02-03-2016]
Sustainable Development Goal indicators are the last missing piece to complete the architecture of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, as the Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development and the Director of UN DESA’s Statistics Division discuss in this video.
12 IFFD Briefing at the UN Headquarters
IFFD [19-02-2016]
Best moments of the 2016 edition of the IFFD Briefing, held at the UN Headquarters in New York on 10 February. More information can also be seen here.
13 Family and sustainable development
IFFD [14-02-2016]
Oral statement of the International Federation for Family Development at the 54th Session of the Commission for Social Development (United Nations Headquarters, New York, 3 to 12 February). A text version can be found here.
14 A historical Summit
United Nations [29-12-2015]
A behind the scenes look at the United Nations General Assembly during the Summit to adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda in September 2015.
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