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WFS 2016 – Final Program Available

The oficial program for the World Family Summit 2016 is available for download in PDF. Click here for the Final Program.

Updated! – WFS 2016 Program and Background Papers

The World Family Summit 2016 updated Provisional Program and the Background Papers are already available for download. If you wish to submit a paper to be presented during the Success Stories Panel, please check the Guidelines and deadlines.


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AFPPD Supports Parliamentarians in Kyrgyzstan to Take Action for Women and Young People

Issyk-Kul, September 1 2016 – On 2-3 September 2016, the Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFPPD) will hold a workshop on “Legislating for the Full Achievement of the SDGs/ICPD Goals and Targets’’ in Issyk- Kul, Kyrgyzstan. The National Committee of Kyrgyzstan on Population and Development (NCKPD), the AFPPD member in the country, […]

World Family Summit 2015 – Declaration

The World Family Summit 2015 Declaration, approved in Cairo, Egypt, is now an official UN Document, available and translated into English, French and Spanish in the links below:   English – Français – Español

CSW60 – 2016

The sixtieth session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 14 to 24 March 2016. Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of the world will attend the session. See CSW60 Brochure Download: [ Arabic | English | French | Spanish ] Theme […]

From MDGs to SDGs, WHO launches new report

8 DECEMBER 2015 | GENEVA – WHO today launched a new comprehensive analysis of global health trends since 2000 and an assessment of the challenges for the next 15 years. “Health in 2015: from MDGs to SDGs” identifies the key drivers of progress in health under the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). It lays out […]

WFS 2015 Program now available

The World Family Summit 2015 Program is now available for download. Click here for the download

The lazy person’s guide to saving the world

End extreme poverty. Fight inequality and injustice. Fix climate change. Whoa. The Global Goals are important, world-changing objectives that will require cooperation among governments, international organizations and world leaders. It seems impossible that the average person can make an impact. Should you just give up? No! Change starts with you. Seriously. Every human on earth—even the most indifferent, […]