Entries by Bruno Ricardo

The Family Africa – Mandela Day 2018

And what a day it was!  100 years celebration of Mandela’s birth and it started at 8am and carried on until 5.30pm. There were support groups together for the day, TB and HIV groups, Grandmothers caring for orphans and of our the children from our Free Day Centre. In the morning all the clients received […]

World Family Summit 2017 – Geneva Declaration

Geneva Declaration – “No Family Left Behind: Families and Local – Authorities working together to transform cities and human settlements into inclusive, safe, resilient, sustainable with strong communities. Click in the links below to download the final text of the Geneva Declaration, accepted by the United Nations and translated into English, French and Spanish. The Declaration was presented and circulated […]

International Family Day 2018 – Message from the President

No Family Left Behind: Families and Local Authorities working together to transform cities and human settlements into inclusive, safe, resilient, sustainable with strong communities Humankind has achieved unprecedented social and economic progress over the past several decades. However, the progress has been uneven. Everywhere, some individuals and groups confront barriers that prevent them from fully […]

1 June 2018 is the deadline to apply for consultative status with the UN

May is the last month for Non-Governmental Organizations to apply for consultative status with ECOSOC if they wish to be considered by the NGO Committee in 2019. Those interested should submit their application and required documents on or before the deadline of 1 June 2018. — Who is eligible for applying? Consultative relationships may be […]

The Family Africa March/April Updates

The Family Africa Early Learning Enrichment Centre and Reading Clinic We have recently been able to add to our already extensive list of projects: The Family Africa Child Enrich­ment Centre and Reading Clinic .We have an extra staff member (Lita)  who is responsible for other preschool groups coming for regular sessions  during which the children […]

DESA NGO Newsletter – March 2018

EVENTS 3 – 6 April: Intergovernmental negotiations on the global compact for migration The intergovernmental negotiations on the global compact for migration will be held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Registration now open: multi-stakeholders in consultative status with ECOSOC and those with special accreditation to the GCM process are invited to register […]

Save The Youth Madagascar – March 2018 Update

Save The Youth Madagascar – An Affiliate of The Family Africa Activities at the CBA orphanage. We are always very grateful for the donors who help us to supply rice and grain to the CBA orphanage. Before we started this ongoing project, the children were suffering from malnutrition and hunger, and several of the older […]

UNAOC Fellowship 2018 – Call for applications

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) has launched the Call for Applications  for the 2018 edition of its Fellowship Programme. The Call is open to young civil society leaders between 25 to 35 years old, from the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and North America, with a strong interest in intercultural exchanges. The theme […]

World Family Summit 2017 – Participant’s registration now open

The World Family Organization, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research – UNITAR and the CIFAL Global Network, in partnership with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the United Nations Division for Sustainable Development, the United Nations Division for Social Policy and Development, the UN ECOSOC Office for Support and Coordination […]