Celebration in Hungary
NOE, the largest family association of Hungary, has celebrated its 30th Anniversary in Budapest with many national authorities and international representatives.
Intergenerational fairness and solidarity in Europe
The Labour Market Observatory and the European Commission have jointly organised a conference on ‘Intergenerational fairness and solidarity in Europe’ at the European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels.
International Day of Older Persons
An event to observe the International Day of Older Persons has been held at the UN HQ on ‘Stepping into the Future: Tapping the Talents and Participation of Older Persons.’
Using the Multidimensional Poverty Index
In a high-level side event during the opening of the General Assembly, participants from 18 countries and international institutions highlighted their experiences or plans for developing and using this index to tackle poverty and track progress across the SDGs.
Parental leave and prosperity
A high-level side event on ‘Parental Leave, A Key to Prosperity’ has been held at the UN Headquarters during the opening of the General Assembly to exchange experiences.
Puglia Loves Family
The first year of the ‘Puglia Loves Family’, a program to identify the network of family friendly organizations in this Italian region, has been celebrated with a workshop in Bari.
The family in Latin America
Club de Regatas Lima has organized a series of meetings on the situation and future of the family in the Latin American region, with different speeches by Ignacio Socias, director of International Relations at IFFD.
International Youth Day 2017
On International Youth Day 2017, celebrated on 12 August, The United Nations encouraged the global community to recognise the role of young people in preventing conflict, supporting inclusion and social justice.
New publication on intergenerational relations
A new publication with the texts of all the presentations and speeches of the side event ‘Intergenerational Relations in an Ageing World’, organized during the last Commission on Population and Development is now available, both online and in printed version.
Report of the UN Secretary General on Family
A report of the United Nations Secretary General on the implementation of the objectives of the International Year of the Family and its follow-up processes and the contribution of family policies to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development has been published, as part of the documents to be considered by the General Assembly.