Join us at an International Day of Families Event on Monday, May 17

To commemorate the UN International Day of Families, we are pleased to invite you to participate in a formal online UN event:

“Protection of the Family and Family Oriented Policies in the times of COVID-19”

Date: Monday, May 17

Time: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. New York Time (EDT)

This important event is sponsored by a group of pro-family UN Member States that formed a UN coalition called the “Group of Friends of the Family” (GoFF). The event was organized by the Center for Family and Human Rights (C-Fam) and Family Watch International.

“Group of Friends of the Family” UN Member States include: Bangladesh, Belarus, Comoros, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Libya, Malaysia, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Yemen, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

Co-sponsoring Organizations: Civil Society for the Family and the UN Family Rights Caucus.

No pre-registration is needed for the event. Simply download the attached event flyer and click on the “Join Now” at the top right corner on the day and time listed above. If joining by phone you will need to use this code: 350673.

Event presentations include:

“The Importance of Family for the Well-being of Children”
by Mark Regnerus Associate Professor, University of Texas at Austin

“To Whom do Children Belong”
by Melissa Moschella, Ph.D., The Heritage Foundation; Associate Professor of Philosophy, The Catholic University of America

“The Protection of Children from Online Harm during Lockdown”
by Haley McNamara, Director, International Centre on Sexual Exploitation

For more event details including the list of organizations to give civil society statements, download this flyer.

We hope you will join us next Monday!