Forum panel on the International Year of the Family 2024

On August 29, under the title ‘Towards the International Year of the Family 2024’, the Commission of International Organizations of the Mexican Senate organized a forum panel on the preparations for the 30th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family in 2021, with the partnership of IAPF and IFFD. The director of Communication and International Relations of IFFD, Ignacio…

10th International Advocacy Workshop

More than 550 students and young professionals from 39 countries and diverse cultural and academic backgrounds have attended the past editions of the IFFD International Advocacy Workshop, together with a group of senior observers. This 10th edition was organized on 31 August – 2 September 2022 in a hybrid mode, with a limit of 100 active participants and no cost involved.

Promotion of Family Enrichment courses in Yaoundé (Cameroon)

Around 40 parents came with their children to celebrated a big family picnic at the conference center Biwani in Yaoundé (Cameroon). The had a enjoyable promotion day.

Fundraising activities in Brazil, Mexico and Central America

CC. Fernando Stankuns - Wikipedia From June to August, Samuel Carpintero, Managing Director of IFFD Foundation, held several meetings in Brazil, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Panama and Miami with people involved in raising money for the endowment fund as well as with prospective major donors.

Panel Discussion on The Venice Declaration  

On August 3, the International Federation for Family Development (IFFD) and the Municipality of São Paulo organized a debate on the Venice Declaration, targeted to local administration managers. The Venice Declaration was proposed within the scope of the project “Inclusive Cities for Sustainable Families”, promoted by the International Federation for Family Development. It is a commitment for signatory cities in view of…

Conclusion of ‘Married Love’ course in The Netherlands

The last session of 'Married Love' course in the Netherlands was celebrated in June with a big BBQ. Around 40 parents came with their children and had a enjoyable day.

Love Talks: Sexuality and Affectivity

On June 4-5, IFFD organized its first International Digital Congress “Love Talks: Sexuality and Affectivity“ with 10,400 participants from 72 countries. It was a bilingual congress (Spanish and English) and consisted of 40 pre-recorded 15–20 minute sessions with renowned speakers about the beauty of sexuality and affectivity. Registration is open, as the pre-recorded talks are accessible 24/7 on a platform until December 5. The…

Venice Declaration: Day of the Region at Kujawsko-Pomorskie 2022

On June 7, IFFD participated –as promoters of the #VeniceDeclaration– in the awards to 25 local institutions which work for families. The Venice Declaration has already been signed by more than 50 municipalities.

Expert Group Meeting in Cairo

IFFD organized on June 2-5, together with other organizations, an Expert Group Meeting (EGM) in preparation for the commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the International Year of the Family (IYF). This meeting, celebrated in Cairo, with many representatives from the Arab Region, addressed the topic of technological changes and the family.

Hybrid Presentation and Panel Discussion with the participation of UN DESA and UNICEF

IFFD organized on May 17th an hybrid event in Brussels to launch the project of the Civil Society Declaration for the 30th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family in 2024. There were five organizations present in the meeting, as well as 84 other organizations from 46 countries participated online, including many from Asia and Africa.