2019 International Day of Families on “Families and Climate Action: Focus on SDG13”
The 2019 International Day of Families will focus this year on “Families and Climate Action: Focus on SDG13”. The annual observance reflects the importance the international community attaches to families and their role in development. Recent commemorations of the Day focused on the role of families for the achievement of SDGs 1 – 5 and SDG 16.
The 2019 observance focuses on families, family policies and major SDG13 targets:
- SDG 13 target 13.3: Improve education, awareness-raising and human and institutional capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and early warning
- SDG 13 target 13.2: integrate climate change measures into national policies, strategies and planning