EGM on Family Policy Development: Achievements and Challenges”, 14-15 May 2015

 

2015 EGM on Family Policy Development
DSPD Focal Point on the Family organized an International Expert Group Meeting “Family Policy Development: Achievements and Challenges” at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 14 to 15 May 2015. The meeting focused on changing families, family law reforms, violence in the family and their impact on family policy development.

Final Report of the meeting

Background Materials

Aide Memoire
Agenda
Summary of the proceedings
List of Experts

Papers

Changing Families in the European Union: Trends and Policy Implications by Livia Sz. Olah

Family Laws and Access to Justice by Patrick Parkinson

Policy on Family Violence in Europe: Developments and Challenges by Mihaela Robila

Gender and Equality in Muslim Family Law by Marwa Sharafeldin

Gender Equality and Family Laws in Africa by Fareda Banda

Family Violence Prevention in South Asia by Srimati Basu

Family Violence in the Caribbean by Allison Y. Gibbons

Family Law Achievements and Challenges in the United States by Clare Huntington

Family Laws in Latin America by Flavia Marco Navarro

Changing Families around the World: The American family in a Global Context by Frank Furstenberg

Presentations

Changing Families in the European Union: Trends and Policy Implications  by Livia Sz. Olah

Family Laws and Access to Justice by Patrick Parkinson

Policy on Family Violence in Europe: Developments and Challenges by Mihaela Robila

Gender and Equality in Muslim Family Law by Marwa Sharafeldin