LIFE in New York

As every year, at the beginning of Autumn a training session for IFFD Programs’ coordinators was held in the New York region. The LIFE event (Leadership Initiative for Family Enrichment) was held at IESE’s NY headquarters with 40 people attending, including 6 participants from the city of Buffalo, where recently a Marital Love 1 Program was launched.

Expansion in Portugal

On the 13th and 14th of October a training for moderators was held in Lisbon which over 50 people attended. The training was conducted by the Director of IFFD’s Family Enrichment. In the following months this team will launch the Married Love 1, First Steps and Personal Project programs. The Father Figure program will also debut in November; the moderators…

Presentation of results Global Research Project

The team of family policy experts have compiled a Synthesis Report ‘Key Findings on Families, Family Policy and the Sustainable Development Goals’ to analyse how these policies are being used to meet the SDGs. It was presented on May 16th, 2018 at the UN Headquarters in New York, with the participation of a good number of Member States, academic experts…

Congress on Innovation at Housework Employment

The I Congress on innovation at housework employment has been held in Grand Rex (Paris) on the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the regulation of family employment in France. The Director of Communication and International Relations of the International Federation for Family Development (IFFD), Ignacio Socías, has been participated.

SDGs & Families Global Research Project

Presentation of results A roundtable discussion with audience participation was organized by the International Federation for Family Development (IFFD), in partnership with SOS Children’s Villages International, the collaboration of UNICEF, the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and the Permanent Mission of Hungary to the United Nations. The event was held on May 16th 2018 at Conference Room…

International Day of Families in Spain

The Family Watch (TFW), a think tank affiliated to IFFD in Spain, has promoted the celebration of the International Day of Families in Spain. For the first time, on May 16th, TFW organized an event at the Spanish Parliament. Under the title proposed by UN DESA ‘Families and Inclusive Societies’, a roundtable on the main challenges of families in Spain…

15th National Conference in Nigeria

On November 3, the Nigerian Association for Family Development (NAFAD), coordinator of IFFD courses in that country, held its 15th National Conference for moderators in Owerri, Eastern Nigeria. The moderators taking part discussed strategies for the expansion of courses and to increase the participation of parents in IFFD programs.

World Cities Day 2017

Celebrating the World Cities Day, October 31, IFFD co-organized and took part on the event Accessible Cities United, Enabling future cities to be smart. By 2030 more than 60% of the world’s population is projected to live in cities. Urban centers will face key challenges in ensuring that the needs of people living in hardship are met. As cities become …

Training program for young people in Toronto, September 30, 2017

Family Enrichment Toronto launches the ‘Personal Project Program,’ designed for young people between 20 and 30 years old. On September 30 a demonstration session of this program was held with 40 young people participating. Thirty-two of them have already registered for the course, which begins on October 28.

Training session in Zurich, September 23-24, 2017

On September 23-24, a moderator training course took place in Zürich. Around 27 people took part in the theoretical and practical sessions on how to moderate IFFD's programs using the case study methodology. It was part of their training for the setting up of new family enrichment courses in the near future. Vereinigung Familie & Erziehung (VFE) was in charge…