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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).

1204, 2021

Forum of Catholic Inspired NGOs publication “Toward a more inclusive society” now available in English, French, Italian & Spanish

April 12th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, United Nations|Tags: , , , |

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)

2711, 2020

The United Nations General Assembly recalls the importance of the family

November 27th, 2020|Categories: Economy of the Family, FAFCE, Family & Work-life balance, Latest News, United Nations|Tags: , , , |

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

1506, 2020

Press Release | World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: More Family is the Answer to Prevent Elder Abuse

June 15th, 2020|Categories: Demographic challenges, Human dignity, Latest News, Press Release, United Nations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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

2011, 2019

Press Release | 30 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child: our Common responsibility

November 20th, 2019|Categories: Parenthood & Children education, Press Release, United Nations|Tags: , , |

On the thirtieth anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989), FAFCE recalls the importance of caring for our children

1304, 2018

Antoine Renard: Individual “rights” endanger 1948 Declaration of Human Rights

April 13th, 2018|Categories: Human dignity, Latest News, United Nations|Tags: |

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

2802, 2017

Press release | African & European voices united: Yes to safe deliveries, No to abortion!

February 28th, 2017|Categories: Human dignity, Press Release, United Nations|Tags: |

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

112, 2015

Stakes for the Post-2015 Global Development Agenda

December 1st, 2015|Categories: Latest News, United Nations|Tags: |

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.

1503, 2015

Press Release | 15 May 2015 – International Day of Families – The Family at the centre of the Common Good

March 15th, 2015|Categories: Parenthood & Children education, Press Release, United Nations|Tags: |

Brussels, 15 May 2015Friday 15 May is the International Day of Families, proclaimed for the first time by the United Nations General Assembly in 1993. A year ago, a few days ahead of the European Elections, we celebrated the 20th Anniversary of