UNICEF Executive Board

The UNICEF Executive Board kicked off its 2019 Annual Session at United Nations Headquarters in New York on 11 June. The session was opened by H.E. Mr. Omar Hilale, Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Morocco, and with the participation of IFFD as member of the NGO Committee and the Advisory Group.
Training and conferences in Croatia

Training and conferences in Croatia

Between the 22nd and the 25th of March IFFD’s Family Enrichment Director Leticia Rodriguez held several training sessions in the Croatian cities of Split and Zagreb. The agenda was the same in both cities, celebrating conferences on marital love and getting to know family member’s temperaments, as well as moderating sessions of the First Steps and First Decisions programs, followed…

International Seminar In la Universidad de los Andes (Chile)

Under the title "Sustainable Development and Family",The Director of International Relations of IFFD, Ignacio Socias and a group of experts from the UN went on May 28 to the Universidad de los Andes (Santiago, Chile) to explain the decisive role played by families and family policies for the fulfillment of the Objectives. of Sustainable Development (ODS).

Vitamin Love conference in Kazakhstan

On January 24th a conference took place for future IFFD moderators by Susana Moreu, also a IFFD moderator based in southern Spain. The topic was Moreu’s book titled “Vitamin Love”, which was recently translated into Russian.

United Nations and Government of Kenya Meeting

The Director of International Relations of IFFD, Ignacio Socias, attended on April 22 as special guest of the United Nations the joint meeting of the Government of Kenya and the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations. The purpose of this meeting was to study the draft of the National Policy Plan for the promotion and protection…

Family politics conference in Budapest

The Director of International Relations of IFFD, Ignacio Socias, attended on May 1 the conference on "the transition to a family-friendly Europe", organized by the Hungarian government and two academic entities. The objective of his intervention was to share the work of IFFD as an international initiative of special success of the United Nations, together with the joint meeting of…

High-Level Summit organized by UNICEF

The Director of International Relations of IFFD, Ignacio Socias, has participated on July 19th at the High-Level Summit on ‘Redesigning the Workplace of the Future: Sharing Responsibility for Family-Friendly Policies’, organized by UNICEF.  Among the attendees, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore; Government of Sri Lanka Minister of Finance, H.E. Mangala Samaraweera; Government of Sweden Minister of Social Security, H.E. Annika…

Moderators training in Germany

In collaboration with IFFD, the IEB Association (short for Institut für Elternbildung, Parental Training Institute) held several training sessions in the German city of Munich on April 6th and 7th. Close to 60 moderators from South and West Germany attended. The first day’s topic was moderator skills training, with both theorical and practical sessions attended by future moderators from Munich,…

Hearing at the Brazilian Parliament

A public hearing on Family Policies and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development has been held at the Chamber of Deputies of Brazil, with the participacion of UNICEF, UN DESA and the Director of International Relations of IFFD, Ignacio Socias.

Family Policies and SDGs In Argentina

The Director of International Relations of IFFD, Ignacio Socias, attended on May 30th the Chamber of Deputies of the Nation of Argentina to participate in the first day of debate about the importance of public family policies for social development. The event was attended by legislators, Unicef ​​representatives and international experts.