Family Enrichment in the World
Family First Foundation, the Family Enrichment Center of Hong Kong, organized various events to promote Family Enrichment, through which the center came into contact with around 200 people interested in attending our courses.
IFFD SPAIN FIRST SEMI-ANNUAL MEETING
On May 10th took place the first semi-annual meeting of 2014 with all Family Enrichment centers forming IFFD Spain, involving more than 60% of the centers.
ANNUAL MEETING IN FRANCE
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.
EXPERT GROUP MEETING IN MEXICO CITY
An expert Group Meeting on family poverty and social exclusion; ensuring work-family balance; advancing social integration and intergenerational solidarity in North America has been organized in Mexico City, May 19-20, wi
th the participation of experts, practicioners and observers from different countries.
The final report of the Expert Group Meeting, as well as experts papers, will be used as an input to the 2014 Report of the UN Secretary General on the observance of the twentieth anniversary of the International Year of the Family, and will be submitted to the General Assembly at its seventieth session through the Commission for Social Development and Economic and Social Council.
1. "Family Futures
", Tudor Rose (English).
It is a fully illustrated 200-page book with sixty authors relating their efforts in the three priority areas guiding the preparations for the 20th anniversary of the International Year of the Family: confronting family poverty, ensuring work-family balance and advancing social integration and intergenerational solidarity.
"Parenting around the world: same task, same effort, different solutions", Marina Robben, IFFD President (p.21-23).
"Voice of the Family in Africa, strengthening the family in Africa", Raymond Mutura, IFFD´s Vice-president of the English-speaking area of Africa (p.104-107).
2. "Los niños en España tienen muchos deberes y deberían jugar
", Olga R, Sanmartín, El Mundo, 26 may 2014 (Spanish).
3. IFFD PAPER n. 32
: What is Family Reunification? A human rights perspective.