2018 International Day of Families

“Families and Inclusive Societies” Program Features 3 NCFR Members
1:15 PM
2:30 PM


The International Day of Families is observed annually on May 15. Individuals and institutions are encouraged to observe this day to promote awareness and knowledge of social, economic, and demographic family-related issues.

The United Nations (U.N.) will observe this day with a live stream from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

Watch The Live Stream Here

This year’s U.N. observance prominently features three NCFR members in its agenda, Bahira Sherif Trask, Ph.D.Mihaela Robila, Ph.D., CFLE, and Yan Ruth Xia, Ph.D., CFLE. Read more about their specific roles...

This year's theme is “Families and Inclusive Societies” and focuses on the U.N.'s Sustainable Development Goal 16 relating to the promotion of peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development. Continue reading...

Find more about the International Day of Families on the UN website, and follow hashtag #DayofFamilies on social media for more conversation as the day nears.