Brussels, moderator training

Brussels, moderator training

On September 10 & 11, a moderator training course took place in Brussels. Around 28 people took part in the theoretical and practical sessions on moderating small groups using the case study methodology, as part of their training for the setting up of new Family Enrichment courses in the near future. IDF Belgium was in charge of organizing the event, and expert IFFD moderators travelled from France and Spain to lend their...
Australia – New Zealand

Australia – New Zealand

Sydney hosted a moderator training program from September 16-18, in which more than 140 people from different cities in Australia and New Zealand took part. Gillian Roussy, president of Family Development Canada, the organization which coordinates IFFD courses in that country, was the lead trainer for the program, which was aimed both at training new moderators as well as completing the training of existing moderators from Family Enrichment...
New moderators in Quito

New moderators in Quito

In Quito, 35 families have started a theoretical and practical training program to learn the IFFD methodology. This training program will allow them to collaborate in the delivery and promotion of IFFD courses. The Institute of Marriage and Family (Instituto de Matrimonio y Familia, IMF), which coordinates IFFD courses in Ecuador, has organized this course in order to train new moderators and collaborators, who will help them meet the growing need for courses in the...
IFFD Paper 57

IFFD Paper 57

The family in the New Urban Agenda Our struggle for global sustainability will be won or lost in cities. The potential of urbanization to lift millions of people from poverty and to accelerate economic growth is huge, as demonstrated in recent decades by some of the major emerging economies. Ensuring that urbanization contributes effectively to sustainable development involves addressing a number of major challenges. These include: inadequate urban planning and weak legal frameworks; low levels of employment, especially among young people; and inadequate access to basic services for the rapidly increasing urban population. In addition the proliferation of slums and increasing informality in economic, housing and transport activities bring their own challenges. Download Paper...