International Year of the Family

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The year 1994 was proclaimed the International Year of the Family by the United Nations General Assembly.[1] Its objectives are promoted by the United Nations Programme on the Family.[2]

This was one of many International observances declared for specific days, months and years.

In October 1994, the United Nations Secretary-General opened the three-day International Conference on Families, saying:[3]

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  1. ^ United Nations General Assembly Session 44 Resolution 82. A/RES/44/82 page 1. 8 December 1989. Retrieved 2009-10-29.
  2. ^ "United Nations Programme on the Family - Mission Statement".
  3. ^ United Nations General Assembly Session 49 Verbatim Report 35. A/49/PV.35 page 3. The Secretary-General 18 October 1994. Retrieved 2009-10-29.

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