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Welcome to our dedicated page showcasing the collaborative efforts between the Vienna NGO Committee on the Family and the United Nations (UN). Our commitment to advancing global well-being is reflected in our active participation and contributions to various UN initiatives.

1. Statement Submission to the 59th Commission for Social Development (CSD):

Explore the Draft Statement formulated by our Committee Coordinator for the 59th CSD, addressing the priority theme of ‘Socially just transition towards sustainable development: the role of digital technologies on social development and well-being of all.’ Read more

2. Acknowledgment from the UN Secretary-General:

Discover the appreciation expressed by the UN Secretary-General in the 2019 Report to the General Assembly, recognizing our efforts in organizing international forums on critical issues such as ending the AIDS epidemic and child and youth media protection. Read more

3. Families International Bulletin:

Stay informed with our online quarterly bulletin, “Families International”, featuring forum proceedings, UN resolutions, and reports from the UN Secretary-General related to family issues. Find articles and texts from reputable organizations like UNESCO, UNICEF, and the World Bank.

4. International Day of Families 2021 – ‘Families and New Technology’:

Explore our Background Note on the International Day of Families 2021, themed “Families and New Technologies,” as we delve into the impact of technology on family life. Read more

5. International Year of the Family:

Discover our study on the contributions of civil society to the well-being of families since 1994 and its impact on the 59th General Assembly of the United Nations through www.10yearsIYF.org, commemorating the tenth anniversary of the International Year of the Family in 2004.

You can find our study update through www.20yearsIYF.org, presented to the UN during the International Day of Families 2014, marking the twentieth anniversary of the United Nations International Year of the Family.

6. Participation in IYF+30 Consultations:

Join our call to action as we encourage members and organizations to participate in the consultations for the 30th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family in 2024 (IYF+30). Get involved



Experience the journey of collaboration and impact as we strive for a better future for families worldwide.