CITE Joins World Congress of Family Enrichment

CITE joins more than 1,000 participants from 70 countries and all continents and regions during the World Congress of Family Enrichment on October 18-20, 2019 at Queen Elizabeth II Centre, London, UK.

Organized by the International Federation for Family Development (IFFD), the said gathering aimed at strengthening and invigorating the family through hosting series of working sessions and roundtable discussions to discuss different challenges of family life. 

IFFD brought about a unique group of highly acclaimed experts including Shaunti Feldhan, Sir Henry Burns, Laraine Bennett, Thomas Lickona, Tom Harrison, Renata Kaczmarska and Andrew Mullin to discuss family-related issues.

Dr. Mercado (3rd from left) is joined by other delegates from Educhild Foundation, Inc.

Issues such as raising kids, family and wellness, technology, secrets of happy marriages and couples were the center of discussion.

Also, the Congress represented an opportunity to keep on working to put the crucial role of the family on the public agenda. Among others, there was an strategic meeting with Global NGOs on Family Issues and the Division for Inclusive Social Development, part of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, to discuss the joint preparations for the 30th anniversary of the International Year of the Family.

Industry Linkage Unit Manager Dr. Bonifacio Mercado Jr. represented the school to this conference with members of Educhild (Education for the Upbringing of Children) Foundation, Inc., which a founding member of IFFD.

The next edition of  World Congress will be held in Manila.