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.…

2021 International Day of Families on ‘Families and New Technologies’

The 2021 observance of the International Day of Families focused on the impacts of new technologies on the well-being of families and follows-up on the theme of the 59th session of the Commission for Social Development. The event was moderated by Olivier Yao, president of the International Federation for Family Development (IFFD).

Conference on ‘Family-responsive policies in the digital era’

The conference took place in Warsaw on May 17th in Warsaw with a hybrid formula (combining presential and online participation). It was organized by Projekt PL and was co-sponsored by IFFD, to celebrate the International Day of Families.

Annual Report 2020

The IFFD Foundation has just published the annual report. It provides detailed information about the activities carried out in 2020. DOWNLOAD PDF

Fundraising activities in Mexico

During the fourth week of May, Samuel Carpintero, Managing Director of IFFD Foundation, held several meetings in Mexico City and Monterrey with people involved in raising money for the endowment fund as well as with prospective major donors.

IFFD Celebration of the International Day of Families

Ten years ago, IFFD was granted the reclassification of the consultative status at United Nations ECOSOC from special to general, a position reserved for large international NGOs whose area of work cover most of the issues on the agenda of ECOSOC and its subsidiary bodies. On April 14th, IFFD celebrated this anniversary on the occasion of the global observance of the International…