As High Level Week draws to a close, we’d like to advertise our events for 78th General Assembly.  We look forward to a tremendous slate of speakers.  See you soon!

October 26 – “The Struggle for Girls Education in Afghanistan: The Family’s Role”

Dr. Sakena Yacoobi will be sharing her amazing – and sometimes harrowing – experiences in helping girls receive an education in Taliban- controlled Afghanistan.

November 16 – “Volunteerism: Giving Back as a Family”

December 14 – “Family Holiday Traditions”
Presentations and sharing of holiday foods. This event will be in-person as well as broadcast via Zoom.

January 25 – UN Third Committee Representatives speak on their country’s family policies

February 22 – Annual “Graduate Student Forum”

Learn from the best and brightest graduate students, from around the country, as they address family issues and dynamics.

***If you are a graduate student, or know one, please visit this link to see the “Call for Papers” and learn how to have your work spotlighted at the UN during this February event.

March – “Family Business as a means to employ women, provide income and eradicate poverty.”

This event will be held in conjunction with the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). Exact date to be determined.

April – “Family Policy and Population: Research Forum”

The first of an annual series at the UN with scholars presenting their research on fertility and family policy. The goal of the forum: provide evidence-based research to assist countries experiencing low-fertility challenges. Held during the Commission on Population & Development (CPD) – week of April 29-May 3, 2024.

***If you are a scholar or researcher, please visit this link to see the “Call for Presentations” and learn how to have your work spotlighted at the UN during this April event.

May 15 – International Day of Families – 30th anniversary
Tentative theme: “Demographic Change, Climate Change, Aging, and Intergenerational Families”