The third technical meeting of the Inclusive Cities Project was held in Torun (Poland) on May 31st and June 1st. The representatives of the signatories cities and regions presented the best practices achieved during the past year. A final set of conclusions and recommendations was included in the annual monitoring report of Inclusive Cities for Sustainable Families project. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CklsOm2d19k
IFFD organized on May 29-30, 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 in 2024. This meeting, celebrated in Torun (Poland), addressed the ageing of the population and family well-being in Europe. Watch video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3HZDWb-3fc
On July 25th IFFD participated in the Expert Symposium “Changing Demographics Can Result in Strengthening Families”, as a pre-event to the Global Intergenerational Conference. It was held in Washington DC and was convened as part of the preparations for the observance of the 30th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family in 2024.
On May 15th, IFFD participated through several contributions in the official observance of the International Day of Families at the United Nations. As part of the preparations for the thirtieth anniversary of the International Year of the Family, 2024 (IYF+30), the 2023 in-person observance of the International Day of Families was focused on major demographic changes and their impact on families.
A Side Event on ‘Better population outcomes parenting education and new technologies’ was held on April 13th, at the United Nations headquarters during the Commission on Population and Development, organized by IFFD with the Permanent Mission of Malaysia.
The 2023 IFFD Briefing will be celebrated on February 9th, 2022 at the UN Headquarters in New York, during the Session of the Commission for Social Development, co-organized by the International Federation for Family Development and the UN DESA Division for Inclusive Social Development, with the collaboration of the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Slovenia to the United Nations.
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.