TRANSATLANTIC SUMMIT I
NEW YORK 2014
United Nations, New York
On the occasion of the XX Anniversary of the International Year of the Family, policy makers from Europe, Latin-America and North-America will gather at the United Nations (NY Headquarters), in order to recognize and strengthen the role of the family as a driver for sustainable development.
They will send a message of hope to the world through the mass media and raise awareness among decision makers on the essential role of the family, sharing good practices implemented in their respective countries.
Trans-Atlantic networking among participants will be fostered, both at national and international level, sharing good policy practices and establishing relationships that will lead to ongoing cooperation in the coming years, summing up the participants’ political, intellectual and social capital.
A Declaration on shared values will be launched and a letter addressed to the UN General Secretary sharing the concern on the need to strengthen the family as a driver for development in the post-2015 Agenda.