Leaving no one alone

The President of the Regional Council of the Veneto Region (Italy) has written a letter to all stakeholders of the Inclusive Cities for Sustainable Families project he promoted with IFFD, to underline the role of families and the importance of the Venice Declaration in the times they are going through and in the future of all societies. Read here the letter

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…

Formative Meeting in Berlin, January 18th-19th

The 18th and 19th of January, Family Enrichment Director, Leticia Rodriguez, attended a moderators seminar with 15 participants. In addition to the theoretical formation given, many participants took part in a practical session on “Personal Project” and “Marital Love”. On Sunday 19th, two conferences took place in a promotion session in which 50 people took part held in Berlin and…

Sao Paulo joins the Venice Declaration

Luiz Alvaro, Secretary of International Relations, presented the Declaration signed by major Bruno Covas on behalf of the Municipality, together with Marina Morais and Bruna Starling. IFFD was represented by Roberto Canonico and Ignacio Socias.

Conference on Family Policy at the US Senate

The Second International Conference on Family Policy was held at the US Senate on 4th December, organized by the Embassy of Hungary, the US Department of Health and Human Services, and the Embassy of Brazil, with the participation of IFFD.

 Vicenza joins the Venice Declaration

The Signature of the Venice Declaration by the city of Vicenza (Italy) was carried out in Bruselas (November) and representated by the mayor Francesco Rucco. The Veneto Region was represented by the president of the Regional Council, Roberto Ciambetti, and IFFD by Ignacio Socías.        

World Cities Day 2019

Together with other events, a Panel Discussion in Observance of the World Cities Day 2019 on ‘Inclusive Cities for All: Intergenerational Urban Arrangements’ was organized at the UN Headquarters in New York by IFFD with the UN DESA Division for Inclusive Social Development and the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN Habitat).

Conference on Family and Social Innovation

A conference on ‘Family and Social Innovation’ has been held in Curitiba (Brasil), as the conclusion of the annual meeting for the ‘Inclusive Cities for Sustainable Families’ project members, with more than 400 participants.

30th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights in UNICEF

The celebrations of the 30th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights in UNICEF New York started with an event on the civil society perspective, organized by the NGO Committee on UNICEF. It was an event dedicated to hearing the voice of civil society by protecting the child in the first instance.

European network of family experts

Organized by the Maria Kopp Institute for Demography and Families, a meeting of a European network of experts from 12 countries have gathered in Budapest for a meeting.