Let’s Celebrate Families & their Contribution to Development!
The upcoming annual International Day of Families observance on 15 May (ECOSOC Chamber, 11a.m. to 1 p.m.) also marks the 20th anniversary of the International Year of the Family (IYF). This special commemorative DPI/NGO briefing, organized in partnership with DESA, will feature major civil society contributions to the 20th anniversary agenda. UN officials, academics, researchers and civil society representatives will share their views on why Families Matter for the Achievement of Development Goals and how best to include families in the post-2015 Development Agenda