Courses in Slovenia

Courses in Slovenia

On January 20, a Marital Love course was successfully completed in Ljubljana, with the participation of couples of different ages. Throughout five participative sessions, they took an in-depth look at the meaning of commitment and the challenges it brings. The same weekend, the first Personal Project program was launched with the support of Will Van Erp, an IFFD moderator from Holland, who travelled to Ljubljana to moderate the opening...
IFFD Paper 72. What do children really need?

IFFD Paper 72. What do children really need?

The future of European families in vulnerable situations. This paper summarizes a report* based on the findings of the European Union 7th Framework project ‘FamiliesAndSocieties’. IFFD has been part of this project’s consortium. The goals of the project included the investigation of the diversity of family situations, relationships, and life courses in Europe and contributions to evidence-based future policy-making. One of the twelve work packages addressed possible futures of the families in Europe and its main objective was to inform policymakers about possible developments and their potential impact on family needs and family well-being in the long run. Download Paper...
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. +...