UN DESA Online Webinar International Day of Families – Video

The 2020 observance of the International Day: Families in Development: Copenhagen & Beijing + 25 witnessed the world struggling to respond to the COVID-19 crisis. There is a need to rethink and transform the way our economies and societies function to foster greater well-being and equality for all. Copenhagen Declaration and Beijing Platform for Action continue to provide a visionary roadmap of where we need to go.

International Day of Families 2020

The theme this year is "Theme “Families in Development: Copenhagen & Beijing + 25”.This year’s 25th anniversary of Copenhagen Declaration and Beijing Platform for Action come at the time of one of the most challenging global health and social crises. The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic brings into sharp focus the importance of investing in social policies protecting the most vulnerable individuals and families. It is the families who bear the brunt of the crisis, sheltering their members from harm, caring for out of school children and at the same time continuing their work responsibilities.For more information about the Day, please visit: https://bit.ly/un-idf2020 #DayofFamilies

Publiée par United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) sur Vendredi 15 mai 2020

The event showcased recent research on families and SDGs from UNDESA, UN Women and UNICEF and shared experiences on the impact of COVID-19 on the most vulnerable families.

Read the speaker biographical notes.

Read the program.

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