Side Event during The UN Commission on Population and Development

A Side Event on ‘Better population outcomes parenting education and new technologies’ will be held on April 13th, at the UN HQ during the Commission on Population and Development, organized by IFFD with the Permanent Missions of Malaysia.

Agora project training prototypes

AGORA is a new project of pedagogical innovation focused on studying how to improve the emotional and sexual formation of children and teenagers. This topic is a constant and growing concern for parents and teachers. This subject requires a deeper approach with methods in which parents get actively involved in acquiring not only information, but also skills to talk to…

PIMOF program in Goiânia (Brazil)

The PIMOF in Goiânia (Brazil) took place on March 18th-19th and enrolled 40 parents with their children, all of whom will pilot the First Steps course. As it is a pilot, we divided them into 2 groups to better train, and thus we will have 2 pilots of First step program with one of the teams located in Anápolis, where…

LoveTalks season 2: Balanced Life is already here!

Whether you are a young single professional, a newlywed or a person who has been married for decades, trying to integrate all aspects of your life (family, work, relationships, social life, free time, mental health, sports, etc…) can be difficult. After extensive research, IFFD has found the need and demand to explore this topic in depth. That is why in season…

Fundraising activities in Ciudad de Mexico and Monterrey

Eduardotupac10, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons From February 20th to 26th, Samuel Carpintero, Managing Director of IFFD Foundation, held several meetings in Mexico and Monterrey with people involved in raising money for the endowment fund as well as with prospective major donors.

11ª LAR Convention in Mexico

The LAR Assotiation, responsible for the coordination of the Family Enrichment courses in Mexico, celebrated his 11ª national convention on 11th-12th February in Puebla. This event had over 220 participants focused on "re-meeting in-person and looking forward", and was preceded by a moderators' formation program. The technical program focused on sexuality and affectivity, with the participation of the IFFD General Secretary Javier Vidal-Quadras.

African Expert Group Meeting

The Regional Expert Group Meeting on “Demographic Changes and Family Wellbeing in Africa” took place this week at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. The meeting was a great illustration of how academia and civil society organizations are committed to put the family unit first at the policy-making agenda in the region. It was organized by the University of Pretoria in…

2023 IFFD Briefing

The 2023 IFFD Briefing will be celebrated on February 9th, 2022 at the UN Headquarters in New York, during the Session of the Commission for Social Development, co-organized by the International Federation for Family Development and the UN DESA Division for Inclusive Social Development, with the collaboration of the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Slovenia to the United Nations.

‘Personal Project’ course in Cologne

8 youngsters from different cities enrolled in the Personal Project Program and attended the sessions in Cologne (Germany), taking on relevant aspects of their vital project such as professional career, relationships (friends, family and significant other) as well as their own personal growth. This program is a great platform for exploring these aspects of life.

Fundraising activities in Dubai

Photo: C.C. Ranjit Laxman from Cochin, India - Zabeel Park. From November 20th to 28th, Samuel Carpintero, Managing Director of IFFD Foundation, held several meetings in Dubai with people involved in raising money for the endowment fund as well as with prospective major donors.