Family Enrichment

The primary mission of Family Enrichment is to provide parents with the tools they need to reach their full potential as educators of their children, and to develop their very own personal and family plan.

Family Perspective

IFFD works hard to make sure that the family perspective is taken into consideration by international organisms when making decisions and recommendations.


Award for IFFD

The Hungarian Family Association ‘Nagycsaládosok Országos Egyesülete’ has selected the Latvian Leonids Mucenieks, president of ‘Latvijas daudzbērnu ģimeņu biedrību’, and Ignacio Socías, director of international relations for IFFD, as joint recipients of its first international award.


New courses in The Netherlands

Two Marital Love courses have started in the cities of Amsterdam and Brabant, and another Marital Love course will start in Maastricht in January.


Message from Daniela Bas to IFFD

Daniela Bas, Director of the Social Policy Development Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations in New York, sent a video message to IFFD


IFFD at the World Family Summit 2016

Ignacio Socías, Director of Institutional Relations for IFFD, attended the World Family Summit, which was held in São Paulo from December 4-7, 2016, with the title ‘Balanced families: eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity, ensuring that no family is left behind’.


SDGs & Families (Global Project)

The first Global Meeting of the Sustainable Development Goals and Families Project, promoted by IFFD, was held in Barcelona on November 10-11, with experts from the five continents.


Conference on ‘Family and Children’s and Rights’

Ignacio Socías, Director of Institutional Relations for IFFD, took part as an expert on the family at the 4th International Family Conference on ‘Family and Children’s Rights’, held on November 19-20 in Abuja, and organized by UFUK Dialog Foundation in Nigeria.



A new First Steps Family Enrichment course started in Alcala de Henares, Madrid. More than 30 young parents took part in the first training session, which was held on November 18.


Training in Hong Kong

A one-day moderator training course was held in Hong Kong in early September 2016. About 75 people attended the course which was divided into four teams: one English-speaking, one Mandarin-speaking and two Chinese-Cantonese-speaking.


The International Federation for Family Development (IFFD) is a non-governmental, independent, and non-profit federation, whose primary mission is to support families through training.

IFFD programs are based on a participative methodology, the objective of which is to help parents to improve their relationships with their spouses and develop their child-rearing skills, in order to confront the daily challenges faced by families with confidence, flexibility and good humour.