Family Congress in Hungary
With the participación 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.
Children’s rights in the digital environment
How to better respect, protect and fulfil the rights of the child in the digital environment is at the core of the new Recommendation adopted on 4th July by the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers.
Universal Health Coverage
#HealthForAll is a campaign by the World Health Organization to promote universal health coverage by 2030 — Something all countries committed to when they agreed the Sustainable Development Goals in 2015.
Congress on Innovation at Housework Employment
The I Congress on Innovation at Housework Employment has been held in Paris on the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the regulation of family employment in France.
United Nations chief appeal on World Refugee Day
With 68 million people worldwide displaced due to conflict or persecution —52% of them are children—, the head of the UN has called for unity and solidarity as a first step to support them on World Refugee Day, observed 20 June.
Working with UNICEF
Alex Vazquez, permanent representative of IFFD to the UN, with the new Executive Director of UNICEF, Mrs. Henrietta H. Fore, to discuss about the Synthesis Report of the SDGs&Families Project. IFFD has been participating as an observer of the Annual Session of the UNICEF Executive Board.
Resilient families in urban communities
The written statement of IFFD for the next High-level segment of the UN ECOSOC to be held 16-19 July 2018 at UN Headquarters in New York on ‘Supporting Sustainable and Resilient Families in Urban Communities’ has just been published at the system website.
New fund for the world’s poorest girls education
The Canadian government, along with several G7 partners and the World Bank, had raised more than $3.8 billion to send the world’s poorest girls to school, including a $400 million investment from Canada.
No Child Left Behind
A coalition of child-focused organisations and networks, including IFFD, have created a statement calling for UN Member States to select the theme of children without parental care, as a focus for the 2019 Rights of the Child resolution.
Global Day of Parents
The event entitled ‘The impact of good parents on children and society: the many benefits of nurturing children’s integrity in the home’ has been celebrated at the United Nations Headquarters on the occasion of the Global Day of Parents (1 June), an observance increasingly popular in many parts of the world.