Thursday, May 15, 2014
May 15, 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the International Day of Families. The day began in 1994 when the UN General Assembly declared 1994 to be the International Year of the Family. The UN will host a special panel discussion on "Families Matter in the Achievementof Development Goals." Many other events will be held worldwide to explore recent family trends, family poverity and best policies and practices relating to families.