2023 - Megatrends & Families: Focus on Demographic Changes in Latin America

Date: Thu, Oct 26 - Fri, Oct 27 2023 | Expert Group Meetings
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Time: All day

The Instituto de Análisis de Política Familiar (IAPF), in partnership with the Division for Inclusive Social Development of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), the International Federation for Family Development (IFFD) and Doha International Family Institute (DIFI) organized an Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on “Megatrends and Families: Focus on Demographic changes in Latin America” to be held in México.

The meeting discussed the plans for the 30th anniversary of the International Year of the Family (IYF+30), which focused on several major trends. The recommendations for the preparations were included in the Reports of the United Nations Secretary General for 2020 and 2021. In 2021, the General Assembly's resolution endorsed those recommendations and advised focusing on the trends of new technologies, migration, urbanization, demographic trends, and climate change.


Based on the resolution and relevant United Nations mandates, the Expert Group Meeting aimed to specifically address demographic changes in Latin America.

Final report of the meeting

Main Recommendations