Vienna NGO Committee on the Family
Comité de Vienne des ONG sur les questions de la famille
Founded 1985, following informal meetings of organizations to discuss the family, convened by E-XE7552 - United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), and held in 1984 and 1985. Also referred to as: NGO Committee on the Family -- Comité des ONG sur les questions de la famille; NGO Committee on the Family - Vienna; Committee of Non-governmental Organizations on the Family.
Serve as an open forum for free exchange on family issues; initiate programmes and projects furthering international cooperation and increased understanding for future-oriented family policies as a vital factor for social development; improve sharing of information on the situation of families, family-related events and studies between governmental and nongovernmental organizations and between national and international levels; stress the importance of families as vital units in every economic and social development process in all societies; create awareness on how social, legal and economic measures affect family relationships and thus the well-being of its members; stimulate discussion on how family units can best be involved in processes and programmes to improve the situation of specific or disadvantaged population groups; raise questions which could lead to activities at national and international levels which are in the interest of family functioning and cohesion.
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Committee (full Committee meeting twice a year) operates from Vienna (Austria), at United Nations' G-XG6679 - Vienna International Centre (VIC). Board, consisting of Chairperson, Deputy Chairperson, Secretary, Deputy Secretary, Treasurer, Deputy Treasurer, 4 members and 5 co-opted members. Executive Secretariat; Office of Chairperson. Working Groups (involved with a specific task).
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