An Interactive Discussion of Venice Declaration Signatories in Observance of the World Cities Day 2022 was held online on October 26, under the title ‘Sustained efforts to shape inclusive, safe, resilient urban areas’ at the United Nations HQ in NYC.
On August 3, the International Federation for Family Development (IFFD) and the Municipality of São Paulo organized a debate on the Venice Declaration, targeted to local administration managers. The Venice Declaration was proposed within the scope of the project “Inclusive Cities for Sustainable Families”, promoted by the International Federation for Family Development. It is a commitment for signatory cities in view of…
On June 7, IFFD participated –as promoters of the #VeniceDeclaration– in the awards to 25 local institutions which work for families. The Venice Declaration has already been signed by more than 50 municipalities.
IFFD organized on June 2-5, together with other organizations, an Expert Group Meeting (EGM) in preparation for the commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the International Year of the Family (IYF). This meeting, celebrated in Cairo, with many representatives from the Arab Region, addressed the topic of technological changes and the family.
IFFD organized on May 17th an hybrid event in Brussels to launch the project of the Civil Society Declaration for the 30th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family in 2024. There were five organizations present in the meeting, as well as 84 other organizations from 46 countries participated online, including many from Asia and Africa.
On May 13th, IFFD participated through several contributions in the official observance of the International Day of Families at the United Nations. Alejandro Vazquez, from IFFD, explained the process they have followed to engage other organizations in the Civil Society Declaration for the 30th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family in 2024.
Alejandro Vazquez, from IFFD, participated together with other experts. He contributed with recommendations for urban families to reduce the effects of poverty and social exclusion on children in need of support and protection.
The Director of International Relations of IFFD, Ignacio Socias, participated in a meeting of the Board of Delegates of Family-Responsive cities. It was celebrated in the Senate of the Mexican Republic on February 15th, 16th and 17th, with representatives from Brazil, France, Italy, and other European countries, to coordinate the future actions of the project and the preparations for the 30th Anniversary of the…
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.