2023 International Day of Families on ‘Families and Demographic Change’

Date: Mon, May 15 2023 | International Day
Location: UNHQ New York
Time: 10:00 - 11:30am
Photo by Rajiv Perera on Unsplash

As part of the preparations for the thirtieth anniversary of the International Year of the Family, 2024 (IYF+30), the 2023 in-person observance of the International Day of Families focuses on major demographic changes and their impact on families. The event is to share current knowledge about demographic trends, including ageing, and intergenerational solidarity; facilitate the analysis of their impacts on family life; and recommend family-oriented policies that respond to the needs of families around the world.


Video of the Event

IDF 2023

Information Materials

Background note


Biographical Notes of Speakers

Background paper

“The Impact of Demographic Change on Families” by Zitha Mokomane, Professor and Head of the Department of Sociology at the University of Pretoria, South Africa