Implementation of the objectives of the International Year of the Family and its follow-up processes - 2021 Report

Issue: Family
Category: UN General Assembly Reports on Social Development

The present report is submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 74/124. In the report, in view of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the Secretary General addresses the impact of the crisis on families and elaborates on family oriented policies to mitigate its effects on households. He also focuses on parenting and parenting education as a tool to enhance children’s well-being and resilience in times of crisis and prevent violence against children. Lastly, he addresses the modalities for the preparations for the thirtieth anniversary of the International Year of the Family, in 2024.