To contribute up-to-date analysis, proposals and solutions to the different governments, political administrations and parties in order to help them in the decision making on family policies and programs. Using media to disseminate information in order to draw attention to family issues, gaining the maximum diffusion and incidence for the proposals sustained by the Institute.
Research on family issues and repport ellaboration. Collect data on the family through various surveys and studies. Disseminate the results through the publication of books, broachures and repports. Organize courses, seminars and training sessions.
To promote a family perspective in state policymaking. To improve general awareness of and sensitivity to the real strengths and needs of families. To create family-friendly societal conditions that favour families and support their functioning. To reinforce the family values, such as love, unity, solidarity, fraternity, mutual collaboration, intergenerational cooperation,... And therefore, generating a greater commitment of society in the task of family empowerment.
They are based mainly on Campaigns devoted to raising Family Commitment in society, addressing both: Global aspects of the family: the importance of the institution and the vital role of families in society, emphasizing the Annual Day of Families on 15 May. Particular aspects: better manage of work and family responsabilities, family-supportive workplaces, the role of women, rights of the children and the elderly.
DIALOGUE AND NETWORK BUILDINGObjectives:
The Intercultural dialogue between either individual people or institutions, mainly at a European and American scope, promoting a better understanding of the family within the diversity of cultures. Creation of networks both with people and institutions belonging to these two continents or wherever other part of the world.
Seminars, meetings and different exchange experiences that allow either people or institutions to contact among them and to generate academic, cultural and human shearing. Website on the family providing: Access to a broad range of information on activities, documents and research repports, both by the IFP or any other qualified institution. Contact between family institutions through forums, debates, chats, etc.
To develop projects aiming the implementation of family policies in those countries where these are lacking or insufficient. To emphasize the family perspective in development cooperation, ensuring that projects are evaluated with regard for their impacts on families. To support the creation of expert teams helping to start up the different projects for cooperation on social development.