Open Meeting: March 12, 2019

The NGO Committee on the Family New York and LDS Charities invites you to attend
GENDER EMPOWERMENT STARTS AT HOME
A Parallel Event of the 63 rd Commission on the Status of Women

Tuesday, March 12th • 10:30AM–12PM

Yerevan Hall, Armenian Convention Center • 630 Second Avenue

Please join us for presentations by
PROFESSOR CHRISTIA SPEARS BROWN

Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, and author of Parenting Beyond Pink and Blue:

How to Raise Your Kids Free of Gender Stereotypes

and

PROFESSOR KYLE PRUETT

Department of Psychology, Yale School of Medicine, and author of Fatherneed: Why Father Care is

as Essential as Mother Care to Your Child.

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Open Meeting: February 28th, 2019

The NGO Committee on the Family New York invites you to attend
STRONG FAMILIES, STRONG SOCIETY:
POLICIES SUPPORTING FAMILIES

Thursday, February 28 nd , 2018, at 1:15PM
10th Floor, U.N. Church Center, 777 United Nations Plaza

Please join us for remarks by
MS. MAGDOLNA PONGOR

Second Secretary, Human Rights, Social Development, Cultural Diplomacy, 3rd Committee Officer,

Permanent Mission of Hungary to the United Nations

MR. ALEXANDER T. AJAYI
Minister, Third Committee

Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the United Nations

Please RSVP to attend at https://goo.gl/forms/5kF6blD0znB1zRTC2.

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Open Meeting: January 24, 2019

The NGO Committee on the Family New York invites you to attend

LIFE TRANSITIONS AND FAMILY RESILIENCE

Thursday, January 24th, at 1:15PM

Baha’i International Community Offices, 866 United Nations Plaza
Please bring government-issued photo identification and allow time to check in with security.

RSVPs required and accepted through January 22nd.

Please join us for a presentation by

DR. SONIA MBABAZI

Steven A. Cohen Military Family Center, NYU Langone Health

With introductory and concluding remarks by
DR. BENJAMIN FREER

Associate Professor, School of Psychology, Farleigh-Dickinson University

Please RSVP by January 22nd to attend at https://goo.gl/forms/S4ZkpdSpeHhgTHEJ3.

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Open Meeting: November 13, 2018

Investing in Families and Child Wellbeing

Please join us for a presentation by

Eve Sullivan
President and Co-Founder, Parents Forum

With remarks by

Renata Kaczmarska
United Nations Focal Point on the Family

Thursday, November 15th, 1:15-2:30
Baha’i Center, 866 UN Plaza

RSVP here

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Committee on NGOs and NGOs in consultative status with ECOSOC

On June 22, ECOSOC held an interactive dialogue to discuss the relationship between Non-Governmental Organizations and the United Nations. The NGO Committee on the Family was able to make a statement at the meeting, the full text of which is below.
If you are interested in watching the entire session, the link is available here. The NGO Committee on the Family’s statement starts at approximately 2:40.15.

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International Day of the Family: May 15, 2018

The NGO Committee on the Family New York invites you to attend

FOSTERING FAMILY-FRIENDLY CITIES

For the International Day of the Family
Tuesday, May 15th, 3-4:30 PM
Hardin Room, Church Center, 777 United Nations Plaza

Speakers
Beth Pappas, New York City Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs
Dr. Timothy Nelson, Princeton University

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