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UN International Day of Families 2012

UN Plans 20th Anniversary of the Year of the Family

New York, USA - The UN's Programme on the Families is preparing for the observance of the 20th anniversary of the International Year of the Family in 2014. Three major themes have been chosen:

  • Confronting family poverty and social exclusion
  • Ensuring work-family balance
  • Advancing social integration and intergenerational solidarity within families and communities

See: Preparations for the twentieth anniversary of the International Year of the Family in 2014, A/67/61-E/2012/3 English | Français | Español | Русский | عربي | 汉语

Regional meetings are planned, focusing on these themes as well as activities at international and national levels.

To view family-related reports by the UN, click here.

Renata Kaczmarska-Photakis
Focal Point
UN Programme on the Family
Division for Social Policy and Development
Department of Economic and Social Affairs
2UN Plaza DC2-1360
New York, NY 10017
Tel:   (212) 963-4596
Fax:  (212) 963-0111

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