The United Nations aims to protect international peace and security, develop friendly relations among nations and achieve international cooperation. It is the largest international organisation in the world. As member of the International Catholic Centre for Cooperation with UNESCO (CCIC), FAFCE is represented to the UNESCO (Paris) and to the Vienna NGO Committee of the Family (Vienna).
Ageing Population: UN report shows that it is not only Europe’s problem
15 February 2023, The World Social Report is a leading publication that focuses on significant social topics issued by the United Nations Secretariat's Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), which serves as a crucial link between global economic,
PRESS RELEASE | FAFCE celebrates the International Day of Families
The 15th of May, is the International Day of Families. FAFCE President, Vincenzo Bassi, declares: “This is a special occasion to say thank you to our families, to all its members. It is a precious moment to highlight the hidden and priceless work of many fathers and mothers and the contribution of our families and family networks to the social cohesion of our communities.
The European Parliament recognises the complementary role of parents in the education of children
9 December 2021, On November 11th, the European Parliament adopted a Resolution on “The European Education Area: a shared holistic approach”, providing several guidelines to tackle the educational challenges in Europe since the start of the pandemic. FAFCE welcomes
Forum of Catholic Inspired NGOs publication “Toward a more inclusive society” now available in English, French, Italian & Spanish
In 2013, Pope Francis called for inclusion in Evangelii Gaudium: “in a culture which privileges dialogue as a form of encounter, it is time to devise a means for building consensus and agreement while seeking the goal of a just, responsive, and inclusive society.” (239)
The United Nations General Assembly recalls the importance of the family
On November 13th, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a new resolution on the “Follow-up to the twentieth anniversary of the International Year of the Family and beyond”, tabled jointly by the 135 countries of G77+China, together with the
Press Release | World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: More Family is the Answer to Prevent Elder Abuse
Brussels, 15 June 2020 “Promoting a family-friendly culture is the best answer to fight elder abuse. Family associations can play a key-role in overcoming the current ways we take care of the elderly, by creating new structures of solidarity
Press Release | 30 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child: our Common responsibility
On the thirtieth anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989), FAFCE recalls the importance of caring for our children
Antoine Renard: Individual “rights” endanger 1948 Declaration of Human Rights
FAFCE president Antoine Renard was interviewed by the Austrian Catholic Press Agency: The human rights ideal born out of the catastrophe of World War II only aimed at fostering the rights of a person, in order that the state
Press release | African & European voices united: Yes to safe deliveries, No to abortion!
Brussels, 28 February 2017 Following the reinstatement of the so called Mexico City Policy by the United States, the funding of organisations providing abortion services abroad, such as the International Planned Parenthood Federation, Marie Stopes International and the United Nations Population
Stakes for the Post-2015 Global Development Agenda
Marguerite A. Peeters* Original title, in French: Enjeux de l’Agenda de Développement Mondial de l’Après-2015, Liberté politique n. 67, Paris, Autumn 2015 (www.libertepolitique.fr). FAFCE thanks the Author and the Publisher for giving the authorisation for its online publication and translation, realised by FAFCE Volunteers.