UN Day of Families 2011 Observed in 47 Nations

New York, USA - UPF chapters organized a variety of celebrations of the International Day of Families, May 15. The theme for 2011 chosen by the United Nations was "Confronting Family Poverty and Social Exclusion." For reports of events in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Eurasia, Europe, and Oceania, click here.

The International Day provides an opportunity to promote awareness of issues relating to families and increase the knowledge of the social, economic, and demographic processes affecting families. The day is an opportunity for all countries to demonstrate support to families. The day was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly resolution in 1993 (A/RES/47/237) and reflects the importance the international community attaches to families.

UN Day of Families 2011 from Universal Peace Federation International

If you find this page helpful and informative please consider making donation. Your donation will help Universal Peace Federation (UPF) provide new and improved reports, analysis and publications to you and everyone around the world.

UPF is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization and all donations are tax deductible in the United States. Receipts are automatically provided for donations of or above $250.00.

Donate to the Universal Peace Federation: Your donation to support the general programs of UPF.

Donate to the Religious Youth Service (RYS): Your donation will be used for service projects around the world.


Donate to UPF's Africa Projects: Your donation will be used for projects in Africa.




Related Articles

UPF-Albania Observes International Day of Families

Tirana, Albania—Thousands of Albanians attended a festival in two cities called "The Family as the School of Love.”

UPF-Austria Observes International Day of Families

Vienna, Austria—UPF and two affiliated organizations jointly commemorated International Day of Families.

Celebration of UN Global Day of Parents in Peru

Lima, Peru—UPF-Peru, IAPP and Congressman Dr. José Alberto Arriola Tueros jointly celebrated the UN World Parents Day.