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International Day of Families 2011 NYC

UN International Day of Families 2011

International Day of Families 2011 Program in New York

International Day of Families 2011 NYC

New York, USA - The Permanent Missions to the UN of Angola, Iraq, Nigeria, Qatar, and Tunisia, and the NGO Committee on the Family, in partnership with the Universal Peace Federation, co-sponsored a program on “Addressing Poverty by Strengthening Families” at the Office of the Permanent Observer of the African Union to the United Nations, New York on May 16. The program was directed by Mrs. Genie Kagawa, Deputy Director of the UPF Office of UN and International Relations. [See report.]

Download: Powerpoint Report, Program Booklet

Date: March 16, 2011 | Location: New York, NY, USA

 

Schedule
May 16, 2011
2:30 PM

Session I – The Importance of the Family

Emcee
Mrs. Genie Kagawa
Deputy Director, Office of UN Relations, Universal Peace Federation

Speakers
H.E. Mr. Téte António
Ambassador and Permanent Observer
Office of the Permanent Observer of  the African Union to the United Nations

H.E. Mrs. U Joy Ogwu
Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations

Dr. Michael W. Balcomb
Director of Communications, Universal Peace Federation
Presentation

Keynote Address
Hon. Jose de Venecia, Jr.
Former Speaker, House of Representatives, Republic of the Philippines

 
3:45 PM

Session II – Policies and Best Practices

Moderator
Mrs. Lynn Walsh
Director, UPF Marriage and Family Peace Initiative

Panelists
Ms. Renata Kaczmarska
Focal Point, UN Programme on the Family
Presentation

Mrs. Susan Roylance
International Policy and Social Development Coordinator Howard Center for Family, Religion and Society
Presentation

Mr. Mike Bobbitt
Director, Fatherhood Initiative, NYC Department of Youth and Community Development
Presentation

 
 

Topical Discussion Groups

Facilitator
Mrs. Joy Pople
UPF Office of Communications

 
5:00 PM

Closing

 

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