IFFD in the UN General Assembly

IFFD in the UN General Assembly

IFFD has taken part in high-level meetings during the 71st Sessions of the United Nations General Assembly. These meetings included, among others, the “Summit for Refugees and Migrants” and the forum on “Solutions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals for Children”. The 71st Sessions of the United Nations General Assembly started on September 13 and bring together a large number of heads of state and government in New...
FamiliesAndSocieties Working Paper

FamiliesAndSocieties Working Paper

FamiliesAndSocieties is the biggest research project on the family carried out by the European Union. Participants in the project, which is financed by the 7th Framework Programme of the EU, include 25 universities from 15 countries, and 3 international civil society organizations, one of which being...
UNICEF Executive Board

UNICEF Executive Board

IFFD has taken part as an observer in the annual meeting of the UNICEF Executive Board, which took place from September 14-16 in the headquarters of the United Nations. List of...
Different Summer

Different Summer

In Komarovo, a city close to Saint Petersburg, “Different Summer”, a family holiday program which includes training for parents, has taken place for the first time in Russia. On this occasion, it was based on the IFFD program “First Letters”, aimed at parents with children between the ages of 6-7 years. Eight families from Saint Petersburg, Moscow and Belarus took part. This program, which combines holidays with training for parents, has been taking place in Poland, the USA, Italy and Spain for many years, with great success. In the most recent Spanish edition, which took place this summer, 128 families took part, the number having been steadily increasing each year. In 2016, IFFD has also set up “Family Enrichment Holidays”, an international event for Family Enrichment moderators, which gives IFFD collaborators the opportunity to receive training whilst enjoying a relaxing vacation with their families. In this first edition, which took place in the Spanish Pyrenees, 18 families, with 11 different nationalities, took...
Viña del Mar, Chile

Viña del Mar, Chile

Thirty families with 4- and 5-year-old children took part in an IFFD “First Conversations” course in Viña del Mar, Chile. The team which is supporting the courses has 6 new moderators, who were trained during the National Meeting of Family Enrichment Moderators, organized by IFFD in Santiago de Chile in April, which was attended by 130 people from different Chilean cities. Also in Santiago de Chile, another two programs have finished: “Marital Love” and “First Conversations”, in which 25 and 20 families, respectively, took...