The International Year of the Family,
1994, was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly, in its resolution
In proclaiming the Year, the General Assembly decided that the major activities for its observance should be concentrated at the local, regional and national levels, assisted by the United Nations system.
The United Nations Commission for Social Development was designated the preparatory body and the Economic and Social Council as the coordinating body for the Year.
In 2004 the Programme on the Family was responsible for the preparation and observance of the Tenth Anniversary of the International Year of the Family.
This photo from the UN archives shows a Kuwaiti family
The most important documents on the International Year of the Family.
Tenth anniversary of the International Year of the Family 2004.
All the International Years proclaimed by the General Assembly.
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