Family Enrichment in the World
FAMILY ENRICHMENT COURSES PRESENTED AT THE UNITED NATIONS
On February 21, Cristina Napolitano, IFFD delegate to the United Nations, presented the Family Enrichment courses to the Economic and Social Commitee (ECOSOC), as an example of a best practice.
FAMILY ENRICHMENT IN CANADA
Courses in Victoria, Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Prince Edward Island, and Longueuil involved nearly 100 couples in 2013. Family Enrichment in Canada also organized complementary activities for the families.
PRE-ADOLESCENCE COURSE IN TURIN
In the city of Turin, the first session of the Pre-Adolescence course took place on February 15. The course is aimed at parents with children aged 10-13 years, and was organized by the city’s very active Center for Family Enrichment.
MODERATORS TRAINING IN RUSSIA
On January 18 and 19, a training program for moderators and team leaders was held in Saint Petersburg. The course was led by Katazhina and Andzhej Dunajský, who travelled from Poland. Ten couples participated.
IFFD BRIEFING AT THE UNITED NATIONS
On February 18, 2014, the second edition of the IFFD Briefing was held at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York. During the ceremony, the Civil Society Declaration
was officially presented, as were this year’s IFFD Awards, that this year correspon ded to the Government of Singapore and to Carlos Enrique García, Permanent Ambassador Representative of El Salvador to the United Nations and Vice-Chairman of the Committee for Social Development.
The event was chaired by the director of the United Nations, Renata Kaczmarska, and president of IFFD, Marina Robben.
1. “Simply things make a happy marriage
", Nicole M. King, MercatorNet, 17 february 2014, (English)
2. "Aprender a estudiar, asignatura pendiente
", Teresa Guerrero, El Mundo, 9 february 2014, (Spanish)
3. IFFD PAPER nº 29
: Families and Societies. Changing families and sustainable societies, a major European study.