World Family Summit News

United Nations the Alliance of Civilizations

This event is planned under the theme ‘New and Emerging Ideological Threats to Global Peace & Co-Existence’ and takes place on 26 September 2014 (08:30AM-01:00PM, Conference Room 3, CB, UNHQs, New York). Open Meeting of the Group of Friends of the Alliance of Civilizations (at the ministerial level), organized by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations […]

How to make it happen: shaping International Development Cooperation for the effective implementation of the Post-2015 development framework

The governments of Mexico and The Netherlands, in their capacity as Co-Chairs of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation, have the honor of inviting you to participate in a panel discussion entitled “How to make it happen: shaping International Development Cooperation for the effective implementation of the Post-2015 development framework”, which will take place […]

First Meeting of the Leading Group on Social and Solidarity Economy

UN-NGLS is pleased to invite you to the first meeting of the Leading Group on Social and Solidarity Economy. This meeting is co-sponsored by the Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations and the Mont-Blanc Meetings – International Forum of the Social and Solidarity Economy Entrepreneurs. Monday, 22 September 2014 4:00-6:00pm Conference Room 8, […]

MPs commit to act on gender and eliminate inequality

Over 40 Asia-Pacific parliamentarians meeting in Manila, Philippines have committed to eliminate inequality and protect the rights of women through a strong assertion of human rights in every aspect of development. A shared commitment of parliamentarians, Ministers and Speakers from 21 countries in the Asia-Pacific region to act on gender issues was the outcome of […]

UN reports on preparations for the 20th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family

The World Family Summit +10 will be a celebration event for the 20th International Year of the Family. Over the years, the international community has recognized the importance of family-centered policies and programs as part of an integrated rather than sectoral approach to development. The international community has agreed that the family is the fundamental […]