International Organizations and Agencies That Focus on Family Research and Its Application to Family Policies

Concurrent Sessions 6

Nora Spinks, The Vanier Institute of the Family, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Dominic Richardson, Ph.D., UNICEF, Office of Research-Innocenti; Renata Kaczmarska, Ph.D., Focal Point on the Family, DSPD/DESA, United Nations; Ignacio Socias, Ph.D., Communication and International Relations, International Federation for Family Development

Facilitator: Bahira Sherif Trask, 2018 NCFR Program Chair

This session will be live streamed.

1:30 PM
2:45 PM
Location
Golden Pacific Ballroom
Session #
228
Session Type
Special Session
About the Session
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Sponsored by the University of Missouri Human Development and Family Science

Welcome from the Session Sponsor, University of Missouri Human Development and Family Science: Chris Proulx

International Organizations and Agencies That Focus on Family Research and Its Application to Family Policies

Nora Spinks, The Vanier Institute of the Family, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Dominic Richardson, Ph.D., UNICEF, Office of Research-Innocenti; Renata Kaczmarska, Ph.D., Focal Point on the Family, DSPD/DESA, United Nations; Ignacio Socias, Ph.D., Communication and International Relations, International Federation for Family Development

This session will focus on international organizations and agencies that focus on family research and its application to family policies. Presenters will give an overview of their organizations, the contributions and challenges they face, and the extent to which their work has been impactful.

Objectives

Attendees will: (1) become familiar with the principal international organizations conducting applied family research and policy advisement; (2) learn about the scope of international family policy formation; (3) hear about the opportunities and challenges associated with family policy implementation in a global context

 

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