Civil Society Initiatives – IYF2014

Twentieth Anniversary of IYF 2014Convinced that civil society, including research and academic institutions, has a pivotal role in advocacy, promotion, research and policymaking in respect of family policy development and capacity building, the General Assembly recommends that United Nations organizations and bodies, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, research and academic institutions and the private sector play a supportive role in promoting the twentieth anniversary of the International Year of the Family (A/RES/68/136).

A number of stakeholder initiatives commemorating the anniversary are listed on the following website, prepared by the International Federation for Family Development: