International Advocacy Workshop
The admission process for the 2020 International Advocacy Online Workshop to be held in September is now over, with nearly 75% of applications approved: as a result, 106 experts and entry-level professionals from 30 countries will attend.
Best countries to raise a family
A travel website has published a detailed study using critical statistics from 30 different international sources to create the ‘Raising a Family Index’.
Rise stronger after COVID-19
UN DESA has just published a compilation volume on the special policy brief series on the economic and social impact of COVID-19.
A call for courage and solidarity
The High-Level Political Forum, a UN annual stock-take of the world’s progress in reaching the SDGs, was closed by Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed on July 17th.
Lives in the city center
São Paulo City Hall has presented this initiative to provide assistance to socially vulnerable people.
UNICEF Anual Session 2020
Alex Vazquez, IFFD representative at UN, read a statement as co-chair of the NGO Committee on UNICEF during the 2020 Online Anual Session.
The impact of demographic change
The European Commission has adopted its first-ever Report on the Impact of Demographic Change. It presents the drivers of this long-term change and the impact it is having across Europe. It also highlights the links between demographic structures and the impact and recovery potential from the crisis.
UN Expert Group Meeting
The Division for Inclusive Social Development of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social affairs has organized an Expert Group Meeting on “Families in Development: Focus on Modalities for IYF+30, Parenting Education and the Impact of COVID-19”.
Family-Friendly Policies Intrapreneurship Guide
Unicef USA has published an employee guide for advancing positive workplace policies and practices for children and families.
Family and COVID-19
A webinar by Dr. Denny Taylor, author and researcher, was on ‘Family Literacy in the time of COVID-19: Impacts Now and Moving Forward’ featuring Dr. Denny Taylor, was sponsored on 28 May by the WFWPI UN Office in New York.