WFS2019 – Program and Participant’s Handbook

The official Participant’s Handbook containing the Program and all information of the World Family Summit 2019 is now available for download. Click here for the Participant’s Handbook and the WFS2019 website

CSW SUMMARY: 11-17 March 2019 -NY On the occasion of the 2019 Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63)

 “Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls”  Hanifa Mezoui, Phd Being the UN’s largest gathering on gender equality, this year’s CSW63 focuses on the theme, “Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of […]

“Addressing inequalities and Challenges to inclusion through fiscal, wage and social protection and HLS under the theme: “Empowering People and Ensuring Inclusiveness and Equality” New York 15 February 2019

On the occasion of the UN Commission for Social Development that took place from 11 to 21 February 2019, the World Family Organization (WFO) hosted a luncheon on 15 February at the Delegate’s Dining Room premises at the UNHQ in New York.  The overarching theme of this luncheon and discussion was focused around the topic […]

The Family Africa – World AIDS Day 2018

We had to postpone our celebration of World AIDS Day until today as on Monday the roads were blocked with burning tyres. Even so by driving down at 5am in the morning David was able to get in and out of the township and deliver the food for our TB/HIV group just in time before […]

“Seniors and Millennials: Working Together for the Sustainable Development Goals”

On October 10, 2018, the Association of Former International Civil Servants for Development (Greycells) will celebrate its tenth anniversary by holding a dialogue at the Palais des Nations between representatives of seniors and millennials entitled: “Seniors and Millennials: Working Together for the Global Goals “  The views of both generations will be exchanged and compared: […]

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 […]