On June 4-5, IFFD organized its first International Digital Congress “Love Talks: Sexuality and Affectivity“ with 6,300 participants from 72 countries. It was a bilingual congress (Spanish and English) and consisted of 40 pre-recorded 15–20 minute sessions with renowned speakers about the beauty of sexuality and affectivity.
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.
Around 30 people from many French cities participated in this annual meeting to share experiences and get informed about the projects and resources from the various IFFD Teams around the world. Leticia Rodriguez, the Director of Family Enrichment, participated in this event.
Celebrated in Seville, 170 people from many Spanish cities participated in this event to share experiences and get informed about all the projects and resources that we are receiving from the differents IFFD Teams.
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 New York Summit 2022 event was held in New York on March 24th-25th. It brought together around 40 participants from 8 countries, mostly people involved in the Foundation’s fundraising activities. The event focused on fundraising among potential major donors, with the goal of raising money for the endowment fund.