All in together
A new report features Champion (Ohio, USA), an intergenerational shared site that pairs younger generations with older adults in the same physical location, with periodic activities or programs that bring them together.
Italian Large Families Association
The annual general assembly of the Italian Association of large families has taken place in Bellaria Igea Marina, together with an international congress on horizontal education among siblings.
IFFD Advocacy Workshop
The 2018 IFFD International Advocacy Workshop has been held in Madrid, 4th to 7th September, with participants from nine different countries.
Ibero-American congress on family law
The director of international relations of IFFD has participated as a speaker in the 5th Ibero-American Congress on Family Law and Persons, held in Sao Paulo (29-31st August).
World Meeting of Families
In the World Meeting of Families organized by the Vatican in Dublin with Pope Francis, families from all over the world offered testimonies of their experiences coping with poverty, surviving conflict zones and dealing with many of the extreme stresses and strains of modern life including addiction and illness.
New UNICEF parenting site
UNICEF has launched a new parenting site as part of its ‘Super Dads’ campaign recognizing parents’ role in their children’s early development.
International Forum in Riga
Within the framework of the National Year of Families, the Latvian government has organized an international forum on ‘Time For Children - Towards a Family-Friendly Society’, with the participation of experts and members of European goverments.
The Venice Declaration contains all the basic commitments of the Inclusive Cities for Sustainable Families project, and will be presented at the UN HQ in NYC next World Cities Day (31st October).
UN Working Group on Ageing
The Ninth Open-ended Working Group on Ageing (23-26 July 2018) has dealt with the promotion and protection of the human rights and dignity of older persons: best practices, lessons learned, possible content for a multilateral legal instrument and identification of areas and issues where further protection and action are needed.
Family Congress in Hungary
With the participation of more than 600 families and a panel of international speakers, the Congress of the Hungarian association NOE (Nagycsaládosok Országos Egyesülete) has been held in Veszprém, 11-15 July 2018.