Panel on the Role of Family Policies in Eradicating Poverty

Panel on the Role of Family Policies in Eradicating Poverty

This was the title of a panel discussion organized by IFFD and the Permanent Mission of Hungary to the United Nations in New York. It took place last January 30 as part of the 56th session of the Commission for Social Development, which is focused on strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all....
Training Young People in Nigeria

Training Young People in Nigeria

NAFAD Enugu, South-Eastern Nigeria, had the chance to organize a zero session for the Personal Project course, which will be launched in 2018, on December 16. The course was attended by 32 young men and women, who are looking forward to attending more sessions later in the...
Meeting on inclusive cities

Meeting on inclusive cities

A new meeting of the ‘Inclusive Cities for Sustainable Families’ project has been held under the auspices of the Regional Council of Veneto, with the participation of the Director of the UN Division for Social Policy and Development, the president of the European Social Network Elisan, and IFFD. +...
IFFD Paper 71. A necessary and promising progress

IFFD Paper 71. A necessary and promising progress

The new resolution of the UN General Assembly on family issues. The United Nations General Assembly has recently passed a new resolution on family issues, entitled ‘Followup to the twentieth anniversary of the International Year of the Family and beyond’. Why is the family given this particular attention? Because “the family constitutes the basic unit of society and therefore warrants special attention. Hence, the widest possible protection and assistance should be accorded to families so that they may fully assume their responsibilities within the community, pursuant to the provisions of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenants on Human Rights, the Declaration on Social Progress and Development; and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.” Download Paper...