International Day of Families
The 2019 annual observance of the International Day of Families was celebrated at the UN HQ in New York City on ‘Families and Climate Action: Focus on SDG13’.
EU leaders have gathered in Sibiu (Romania) on Europe’s Day (9 May), to design a new EU narrative to bridge divisions and help to re-emerge a multi-speed Europe.
Conference on Family-Friendly Societies
The Maria Kopp Institute for Demography and Families has organized a conference in Budapest (29-30 April) under the title ‘Shift Towards a Family-friendly Europe’.
Family Promotion in Kenya
The Strathmore University Business School’s Center for Research and Organizations, Work and Family department hosted a four-day capacity development workshop (23-26 April) on aligning Kenya’s draft National Policy on Family Promotion and Protection with Sustainable Development Goals.
Population and Sustainable Development
The First Forum on Population and Sustainable Development, titled ‘Toward a New Perspective on the Relation Between Population and Sustainable Development’ held from April 14-15 at Qatar University.
UN Youth Forum
The ECOSOC Youth Forum has been held at the UN Headquarters in New York, to provide a platform for young leaders from around the world to engage in a dialogue among themselves and with Member States and to share ideas for advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Event on parenting and inclusion
A Side Event on ‘Positive Parenting and Social Inclusion: Vulnerability of Families with Children’ has been held at the UN HQ during the Commission on Population and Development, organized by IFFD with the Permanent Missions of Malaysia, Qatar, Italy and Ghana.
Families and sustainable development
A panel discussion on the role of families to achieve sustainable development has been held in Bogota (Colombia), organized by Universidad de la Sabana.
UN Commission on the women
The sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women ended on 22 March 2019 with the adoption of the agreed conclusions, although not without controversy.
Research Conference in Poland
The 1st International Scientific Conference on Research on Family Services organized by the Center for Research on the Family of the University of Nicolaus Copernicus in Torun has been held from 11th to 13th March, with the participation of IFFD.