Open Meeting: November 30, 2017

The NGO Committee on the Family – New York invites you to attend our event, Fathers Be Good To Your Daughters: Nurturing and Empowering the Greatness of Every Young Woman, on Thursday, Nov. 30th, at 1:15PM in United Nations Conference Room 12, sponsored by the Permanent Mission of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam.

We kindly request that you RSVP by Monday, Nov. 27th using this link. If you do not have a valid UN grounds pass, please make sure to indicate this in your RSVP; we will send out instructions for how to attend closer to the event.

Please save the date for our December meeting! We will be enjoying reflections and discussions on family and holiday traditions with a traditional treat potluck on Thursday, December 14th.

Open Meeting: October 26, 2017

Culture and Family on Interpretation of Art:

1:15-2:30 PM, Thursday, October 26

Hardin Room, Church Center

The NGO Committee on the Family, NY invites you to attend our program “Culture and Family on Interpretation of Art: A Case Study of Japanese and American Children” featuring Ms. Yumi Nagasawa, senior education officer of the Japan Society. Please RSVP here.

Open Meeting: International Day of Families

The Impact of Migration on Family Structure and Functioning

1:15-2:30 PM, Thursday, May 18– Click through for speaker information.

Conference Room 11 – UN Campus

The NGO Committee on the Family, NY invites you to attend our program “Parents’ Role in Helping their Children Thrive” celebrating the International Day of Families (IDF).  We are grateful for the sponsorship of the Mission of Samoa. Click through for RSVP and program information.    (more…)

Open Meeting: April 27, 2017

The Impact of Migration on Family Structure and Functioning

1:15-2:45PM, Thursday,April 27 – Click through for speaker information.

Hardin Room (11th Floor), Church Center, 777 United Nations Plaza

Additionally, at the beginning of the program we will hold our elections, To vote you need to be a paid member. You can pay for your $25 membership dues via Paypal here. Only one member per NGO can vote.

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Open Meeting: February 23, 2017

The Importance of Fathers in the Family

 

 

1:15-2:45PM, Thursday, February 23

Hardin Room (11th Floor), Church Center, 777 United Nations Plaza

 

AndersonFranklin

Dr. Anderson J. Franklin, Professor of Psychology and Education, Boston College, author of “From Brotherhood to Manhood” will speak on:

“Family and Fatherhood: Global Challenges and Need for Intervention Strategies”

RobertMoore

Robert Moore, Director of Seedco’s programs, “Strong Fathers, Stronger Families”, “Work and Family Supports” and “Workforce” will speak on:

“Strong Fathers, Stronger Families: Finding Simplicity in Complexity”Hand in Hand: Parental Rights and Responsibilities in Their Child’s Education

Open Meeting: January 26, 2017

Hand in Hand: Parental Rights and Responsibilities in Their Child’s Education

What role do parents and families play in education? What are the different options available to families? How can we promote collaboration to ensure that all children receive the education they need and deserve, whatever educational choices their families make? Please join us for presentations and discussion on these important issues.

1:15-2:45PM, Thursday, January 26

Boss Room, Church Center, 777 United Nations Plaza

MICHAEL DONNELLY

Director of Global Outreach & Attorney, Home School Legal Defense Association

FRANCES FROST (invited)

Family Ambassador for Education, U.S. Department of Education

Additional Speakers to be confirmed.

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