Taking the LEAP in Singapore

IFFD's collaborators in Singapore are preparing to launch IFFD's Personal Project program, known locally as LEAP. A training for moderators was held last November 17th with 20 participants, followed by a demo session of the LEAP program. A new demo session was held on December, 8th. Participants were presented with a real-life case study to analyze and discuss as a…

LEAP for young professionals in the Philippines

Year 2018 saw a positive explosion of IFFD’s Personal Project program in the Philippines. Rebranded as Life Endeavors and Projects (LEAP), a total of 316 single young professionals attended in 10 locations - 5 in Metro Manila and 5 in the Visayas and Mindanao islands. LEAP goes through the seven sessions that comprise the Personal Project program, with the team…

Family Enrichment congress in Poland

To celebrate its 15th anniversary, Akademia Familijna, a member of IFFD, organized an international congress on Family Enrichment titled ‘Family – business of your life’ which took place in Warsaw on November 24th-25th. It was attended by more than 400 participants from all over Poland and neighboring countries. On the first day several lectures were given, including one by IFFD’s…

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…

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 …