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“Good Parenting Builds Society: The Importance of Motherhood and Fatherhood" - UN Global Day of Parents 2019
11 Jun 2019 -  The family, the natural and fundamental group unit of society, is grounded in the unique role and primary responsibility of parents. When mothers and fathers nurture and protect their children, the benefits for children and society are undeniable. For this reason and others, parents and the social significance of parenting deserve a special recognition during the Global Day of Parents (UNGA/RES/66/292).
Remarks:
H.E. Mr. Mohamed Siad Doualeh, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Djibouti to the UN; H.E. Mr. Valentin Rybakov, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Belarus to the UN; Msgr. Tomasz Grysa, Deputy Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the UN.
Speakers:
Critical First Years of Parent-Child Relationships: Erica Komisar, LCSW, Parenting Coach, Psychoanalyst, and Author of “Being There: Why Prioritizing Motherhood in the First Three Years Matters”.
United Mothers and Fathers Benefit Children and Social Development: Grace Melton, Heritage Foundation, Associate for Social Issues at the United Nations, DeVos Center for Religion and Civil Society.
Promoting the Rights and Responsibilities of Both Parents: Jonathan Schweppe. Director of Policy and Government, American Principles Project.
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