Personal Project in Budapest

Over 20 youngsters enrolled last November in the Personal Project Program and attended the sessions, taking on relevant aspects of their vital project such as professional career, relationships (friends, family and significant other) as well as their own personal growth. This program is a great platform for exploring these aspects of life.

Meetings and events in Mexico

The director of International Relations of IFFD visited Mexico again and took part in different meetings and events, together with the Mexican Instituto de Análisis de Política Familiar, to promote the Venice Declaration and the preparations for the 30th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family.

Online Focus Group: Families and Urbanization

This Focus Group was organized on November 18th in preparation for the World Urban Forum and the 30th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family. ‘Families and Urbanization’ is included in one of the megatrends established by the United Nations Secretariat.

Accesion to the Venice Declaration

On 25th October, the Regional Assembly adopted the position to approve the accession of the region to the Venice Declaration as a new member of the Inclusive Cities for Sustainable Families project. The document was signed by Marshal Piotr Całbecki and the President of the Regional Assembly Elżbieta Piniewska. The guest of the session was Ignacio Socias, director at the International…

Forum of the the Kuyavian-Pomeranian region

The eleventh edition of the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Social Economy Forum 2021 started with an online event on 19th October. It counted with speakers from the region of Veneto in Italy, the Division for Social Inclusion Development in the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations, the International Federation for Family Development and the Directorate General of Health and…

Budapest Demographic Summit

The Director of International Relations of IFFD, Ignacio Socias, had participated in a panel on Demography and Sustainability, together with other experts of civil society representatives and members of governments in Central Europe.

IFFD Family Perspective hosts their International Advocacy Workshop

IFFD Family Perspective hosted the 9th edition of the IFFD International Advocacy Workshop. The event was attended by 118 students and young professionals from 34 countries and diverse cultural and academic backgrounds together with a group of senior observers. The objective of the course was to critically assess the field of international human rights and development advocacy, its institutions, strategies,…

Promotion of IFFD advocacy activities in Brazil

The Director of International Relations of IFFD, Ignacio Socias, visited Brazil in August. He took part in many meetings and events, in collaboration with Family Talks, to promote the Inclusive Cities project and the preparations for the 30th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family. He also had a meeting with the new Secretário Adjunto de Relaçoes Internacionais da Prefeitura de Sao Paulo,…

IFFD Young Professionals Weekend in Marseille (France)

IFFD hosted an event with french young professionals took place in June in Marseille (France) to present the think tank 'Familles Durables' or 'Durable Families', an independent, non-partisan and non-religious think tank, established in 2021. It conducts research and empirical data processing, analyzes the problems experienced by French women at the heart of their family life and transmits research carried out by…

New innovation team to give a boost to ‘Families without Barriers’

IFFD has launched a new innovation team to provide the 'Families without Barriers' project with a better program and promotional tools. Project coordinators in Barcelona and Madrid have initiated an innovation itinerary to get to know the user better and thus better adapt the program to their needs. The process that will be carried out with the team consists of 6 stages.…