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).
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.
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.
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…
During the third week of April, Samuel Carpintero, Managing Director of IFFD Foundation, held several meetings in Sao Paulo with people involved in raising money for the endowment fund as well as with prospective major donors.
#LookingAheadTalks is a series of online informal meetings with energetic young leaders from every corner of the globe. The last session (n. 8) had Pap Talla as speaker. He is the Director of Development and Innovation for the Cite Scolaire Internationale (CSI-Group), a network of international schools in Senegal and Mali.
María Bejar has been appointed as the new Chairwoman of IFFD Foundation by the board on April. Congratulations, María!
The fifty-fourth session of the United Nations Commission on Population and Development took place online from 19th to 23rd April 2021. The priority theme was "Population, Food Security, Nutrition and Sustainable Development". The President of IFFD, Olivier Yao, participated in one of the sessions.
The Instituto de Análisis de Política Familiar (IAPF) from Mexico organized its 2nd Congress on Family Policies, with a particular focus on the Latin American region. The director of International Relations of IFFD presented the conclusions of the SDGs & Families project during a panel on Family Policies.