Family Enrichment in the World
Family Summer is a practical, fun, and rewarding way to spend the summer. It´s a new way of rest, wherein one´s own family lives in harmony with other families, and coexistence and active entertainment are the objetives. Currently this program is being organized in Spain and USA.
FORMATION OF THE STEERING COMMITTEE IN CHICAGO
At the end of April, the Chicago Family Enrichment Steering Committee was established, comprised of four couples.
MODERATORS TRAINING IN KINSHASA
In mid-March, the Phlipses traveled to Kinshasa, Congo, to give a moderator training course in preparation for the launch of the Adolescence course in that country.
FAMILY ENRICHMENT IN SINGAPORE
Italian moderators Carmen and Giorgio Tarassi traveled to Singapore at the end of April to teach a moderator training course.
MATRIMONIAL LOVE COURSE IN VALLADOLID
More than 20 couples have participated in Matrimonial Love II course, organized by CESFA, the Family Enrichment Center of Valladolid, Spain.
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FAMILIES
A special observance of the International Day of Families will be held next 15 May in UN Headquarters. This event commemorates the 20th anniversary of the International Year of the Family.
The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI) a member of Qatar Foundation, organized a conference on "Empowering Families: a pathway to Development" held on the 16th and 17th April 2014 in Doha, Qatar, as part of the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the International Year of the Family.
2014: THE YEAR TO DISCOVER THE GREAT VALUE OF FAMILY
MercatorNet asked Ignacio Socías, Director of International Relations for the International Federation for Family Development, about the best keep secret of 2014: the 20th anniversary of the International Year of the Family.
1. "Ageing without children: why is no one talking about it?
" Kirsty Woodart, The Guardian, 25 April 2014 (English).
2. "La conciliación mejora la productividad
", The Family Watch, 14 April 2014 (Spanish).
3. IFFD Paper nº 31
: A clear Call to Action. The significance of the Doha Conference outcome document.