International Day of Families

International Day of Families

2017 Theme: “Families, education and well-being”
The International Day of Families is observed on the 15th of May every year. This year’s observance focuses on the role of families and family-oriented policies in promoting education and overall well-being of their members.

The United Nations Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD), in partnership with the Department of Public Information Non-Governmental Organizations (DPI NGO), organized an event on May 18 at UN headquarters in NY to celebrate this International Day. Diego Barroso, member of the Executive Committee of IFFD, gave a speech in this event about “Parental education and family well-being”.

The webcast (both live and archived) will be available at:  (18 May, 11-12:45 NYC time)
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