2011 International Day of Families

Theme: “Confronting family poverty and social exclusion”

2011 International Day of Families

Uehao Wu, USA Certificate of Recognition winner in the 2007 “We can end poverty” stamp competition


Message of the Secretary General
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Background Note

Information Note


Biographical notes of panellists


Oportunidades: Mexico’s conditional cash transfer programme by Roberto de León Huerta, Second Secretary, Permanent Mission of Mexico to the United Nations

Confronting family poverty and social exclusion by Isabel Ortiz, Associate Director, Policy and Practice, UNICEF

Doing better for families: reducing family poverty across the OECD by Willem Adema, Senior Economist, Social Policy Division, OECD Directorate for Employment, Labour & Social Affairs

Confronting family poverty and social exclusion: a perspective from the most vulnerable families by Cristina Diez, Main Representative, International Movement ATD Fourth World