United Nations Summits Week
Alongside the customary speeches from heads of state, five important high-level summits and meetings are taking place this way in the United Nations Headquarters, covering many of the key issues facing today’s world.
European vice-president for Demography
The European Commission president-elect Ursula von der Leyen has nominated the Croatian candidate Dubravka Suica as vice-president for Democracy and Demography. Her mandate will include dealing with ageing, reconciling work and family and children’s rights.
International Family Congress
IFFD has participated in the closing panel of the 9th International Family Congress organized by the Universidad de La Sabana (Bogotá), and has also been awarded by the organizers.
International Advocacy Workshop
Our 2019 International Advocacy Workshop was held in Budapest (Hungary) for a group of highly skilled and motivated professionals from all over the world who are interested on family issues.
UN civil society conference
The conference, held this year in Utah (US), brings together representatives of civil society from around the world, and senior UN officials, to discuss a wide range of solutions to the challenges of urban life and the modern world.
An app to fight childhood obesity
A program from the company formerly known as Weight Watchers hopes to inspire healthier habits among kids, teens and their families.
Why not take full parental leave?
The New York Times Parenting Section includes an interesenting article explaining how when company culture comes from the top makes it possible to value family leave.
International Youth Day
The 20th Anniversary of the International Youth Day has been celebrated with a Global Summit at the United Nations HQ and this message of the Secretary General.
US future through kindergarten demographics
In the US, the number of states where at least one-in-five public school kindergartners are Latino has more than doubled since 2000, according to a new study.
Sustainable inclusion of migrants
A new report of the European Union looks into the different policies, initiatives and practices related to the inclusion of migrants in European labour markets and societies.