Observance of the World Cities Day 2020

An Interactive Discussion of Venice Declaration Signatories in Observance of the World Cities Day 2020 was held online on 28th October, under the title ‘Inclusive Cities for All: COVID-19 Urban Response’.

Investment Advisory Committe

A few months ago, the Invesment Advisory Committe of IFFD Foundation was established in order to manage the investments of the endowment fund.

Fundraising event in Mexico City

Javier Vidal-Quadras, Chairman of the Board of Directors, and his wife, Loles Torras, met in México City on Oct. 10th with some of the people involved in the fundraising campaign that we are developing in that country.

New President of IFFD

Olivier Yao, from Ivory Coast, has been appointed as the new World President of IFFD by the General Assembly held on 28th September. Mr Yao holds a Industrial Engineering Degree. He also received a Program Management Development Degree from MDE Business School Abidjan, affiliated to IESE Business School. He is currently the logistics and export manager in a multinational chocolate…

International Advocacy Workshop

The 8th Edition of the International Advocacy Workshop (IAW) will take place on 9th, 10th, 11th September, 2020, from 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm Central European Time. Due to COVID-19 pandemic it will be held online by the International Federation for Family Development in collaboration with Instituto de la Familia (Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia). The Workshop will have no…

All On-Line Family Enrichment Session

Covid-19 has introduced many changes in our daily life. IFFD, as many other companies and organizations, has adapted to the this changes strengthening the use of technology and video conferences to facilitate the way of continuing with our projects. With such tools, Family Enrichment moderator Cristina Napolitano led an online session on “Communication of Married Love”. 20 couples from 18 countries…

United Nations’ Day of Families: Impact of Covid-19 and its Aftermath on Families and Social Integration

As United Nations Headquarters in New York remain closed for the month of May due to COVID-19 pandemic, the annual observance of the #DayofFamilies was conducted online on Friday, 15 May. IFFD participated with a presentation on the ‘Impact of Covid-19 and its Aftermath on Families and Social Integration’, and this video at the end of it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGNRaGHPOJc&feature=emb_title The final report of…

European Meeting on Demographic Challenges

The European Economic and Social Committee has held an input session for the drafting of an opinion entitled ‘Demographic challenges in the EU in light of economic and development inequalities’, to look into mitigating the negative demographic trends in EU Member States, at the request of the Croatian Presidency and with the participation of experts including Ignacio Socias as representative…

Annual Report 2019

The IFFD Foundation has just published the annual report. It provides detailed information about the activities carried out in 2019 PDF Download here          

Formation in Slovenia

The cities of Ptuj and Liubliana, the Slovenian capital city, were the headquarters of two  promotion and formative events of IFFD’s programs. Javier Vidal-Quadras, moderator and IFFD’s Secretary General, imparted sessions in promotion and formation on both cities, including one about Marital Love. The attendants were young married couples with a long future ahead and now they can count on the…