IFFD Family Awards

IFFD Family Awards

The 2018 IFFD Family Awards were presented at the UN HQ to the president of the Hungarian Large Families Association (Nagycsaládosok Országos Egyesülete), Ms. Katalyn Kardosné Gyurkó, and the executive director of the Doha International Family Institute, Ms. Noor Al Malki Al Jehani. The awards were presented during the IFFD Briefing, which was held on February 1. The IFFD Briefing has been held at the UN Headquarters in New York for the past six years during the Session of the Commission for Social Development. The event, a panel discussion on ‘Youth Integration for Sustainable Development’, was organized by The Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the United Nations, in partnership with the Permanent Mission of Hungary to the United Nations and IFFD....
Personal Project Program Training in Prague

Personal Project Program Training in Prague

A pilot course of the first ever Personal Project program to be held in the Czech Republic took place in Prague on January 27-28. Leticia Rodriguez, Director of Family Enrichment Programs, gave a training course to young moderators who will lead sessions for the program in the future. IFFD’s Personal Project program is aimed at unmarried young people in their 20s and early...
Future of Families in Europe

Future of Families in Europe

Presentation of the Results of ‘FamiliesAndSocieties’ Project at the UN ‘Vulnerability and the future of families with children in Europe’ was the title of the presentation of the results of the European Union 7th Framework Project ‘FamiliesAndSocieties’, held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on February 1. The event was organized by IFFD, in partnership with the United Nations Division for Social Policy and Development, the Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU), Vienna Institute of Demography / Austrian Academy of Sciences, and the European Large Families Confederation (ELFAC). +...
Training New Moderators in Spain

Training New Moderators in Spain

Last year, 245 courses, with a total of approximately 9000 participants, were organized in Spain, in collaboration with several local Family Enrichment Centers. In order to meet the rising demand, IFFD Spain develops a plan each year to train new moderators. Last year, 39 training sessions were held in several cities around the country. These courses were attended by 271 participants, who were either training to become IFFD moderators or updating their skills to lead IFFD...
Personal Project Program in El Salvador

Personal Project Program in El Salvador

A Personal Project program is underway in San Salvador; the first one for single young people in this country. Young men and women are attending six working sessions to discuss issues such as freedom and responsibility, emotional intelligence, friendship, work and relationships, among...