Sao Paulo joins the Venice Declaration

Luiz Alvaro, Secretary of International Relations, presented the Declaration signed by major Bruno Covas on behalf of the Municipality, together with Marina Morais and Bruna Starling. IFFD was represented by Roberto Canonico and Ignacio Socias.

Conference on Family Policy at the US Senate

The Second International Conference on Family Policy was held at the US Senate on 4th December, organized by the Embassy of Hungary, the US Department of Health and Human Services, and the Embassy of Brazil, with the participation of IFFD.

 Vicenza joins the Venice Declaration

The Signature of the Venice Declaration by the city of Vicenza (Italy) was carried out in Bruselas (November) and representated by the mayor Francesco Rucco. The Veneto Region was represented by the president of the Regional Council, Roberto Ciambetti, and IFFD by Ignacio Socías.        

World Cities Day 2019

Together with other events, a Panel Discussion in Observance of the World Cities Day 2019 on ‘Inclusive Cities for All: Intergenerational Urban Arrangements’ was organized at the UN Headquarters in New York by IFFD with the UN DESA Division for Inclusive Social Development and the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN Habitat).

Conference on Family and Social Innovation

A conference on ‘Family and Social Innovation’ has been held in Curitiba (Brasil), as the conclusion of the annual meeting for the ‘Inclusive Cities for Sustainable Families’ project members, with more than 400 participants.

30th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights in UNICEF

The celebrations of the 30th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights in UNICEF New York started with an event on the civil society perspective, organized by the NGO Committee on UNICEF. It was an event dedicated to hearing the voice of civil society by protecting the child in the first instance.

European network of family experts

Organized by the Maria Kopp Institute for Demography and Families, a meeting of a European network of experts from 12 countries have gathered in Budapest for a meeting.

Meeting of International Organizations

A meeting of seven international organizations with the UN Focal Point on the Family has been held during the IFFD Family Enrichment Congress in London, to coordinate the future preparations of the 30th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family.

20th World Congress of Family Enrichment

In October 2019, the traditional IFFD Congress has been held in London, with more than 1,000 delegates attending the main Congress, 250 other young participants in the Personal Project Congress and around 300 in the previous World Meeting of Leaders. It took place in a magnificent venue, the Queen Elizabeth II Centre, located next to the Big Ben and the…

London Summit 2019: Major donors fundraising strategies

The London Summit 2019 event was held in London on October 19 and 20. It brought together around 20 participants from 8 countries, mostly people involved in the Foundation’s fundraising activities. The event focused on fundraising among potential major donors, with the goal of raising money for the endowment fund. The participants also enjoyed the opportunity of attending the XX…