The Vienna NGO Committee on the Family was originally founded in 1985 as a platform for exchange of information on family issues with the support of the then United Nations Center for Social Development and Humanitarian Affairs, to offer coordination and facilitation and promotion of the activities of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) represented at the United Nations, who are interested in questions relating to families, and to convene meetings, and facilitate liaison with United Nations agencies, governments, other Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), research institutions etc.
 
The Vienna NGO Committee on the Family has grown to understand itself as a bridge between families-oriented Civil Society Organisations, the United Nations, Member States of the United Nations, and their governments, and Academic Institutions. The Vienna Committee further offers knowledge resources, on issues relating to families, through the online networks set up and maintained by the Committee at: www.civilsocietynetworks.org and the online archive of the tenth anniversary of the United Nations International Year of the Family (IYF) in 2004 at: www.10yearsIYF.org as well as at www.20yearsIYF.org to observe IYF+20 in 2014. The online publication, by the Committee, of the Quarterly Bulletin Families International can be accessed and downloaded on the homepage of the Committee at: www.viennafamilycommittee.org
 
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Annual Report 2017 (166 KB)
 
Office of the Chairperson:
 
Vienna NGO Committee on the Family
Mag. Wolfgang Engelmaier
Kolping Austria
Paulanergasse 11
A-1040 Vienna
Fax: 00 43 1 587 99 00
 
eMail: contact@viennafamilycommittee.org

 
MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS OF
THE VIENNA NGO COMMITTEE
ON THE FAMILY
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associated membership
board members
 
International Organizations with full membership
 
Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW)
Baháยดí International Community
Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual Universit (BKWSU)
Caritas Internationalis
Colombian Confederation of NGOs
European Federation of Women in the Home (FEFAF)
European Union of Women (EUW)
Federation of Catholic Family Associations in Europe (FCFAE)
Fédération Internationale des Centres de Préparation au Marriage (FICPM)
Help Age International
International Association of Charities (AIC)
International Catholic Child Bureau (ICCB)
International Confederation of Christian Family Movements (ICCFM)
International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU)
International Council of Jewish Women (ICJW)
International Council of Women (ICW)
International Council of Pyschologists (ICP)
International Council on Alcohol and Addictions (ICAA)
International Council on Management of Population Programmes (ICOMP)
International Federation for Family Development (IFFD)
International Federation for Home Economics (IFHE)
International Federation for Parent Education (IFPE)
International Federation of Business and Professional Women (IFBPW)
International Federation on Ageing (IFA)
International Inner Wheel (IIW)
International Kolping Society
International Round Table for the Advancement of Counselling (IRTAC)
LDS Charities
World Family Organisation (WFO)
Italian Centre of Solidarity (ICS)
Pax Romana (ICMICA-IMCS)
Plataforma per la Família Catalunya - ONU
Prosalis (Projecto De Saude EM Lisboa), Portugal
Foundation for the Rights of the Familiy (PRODEFA)
Salvation Army (SA)
Service and Research Foundation of Asia on Family and Culture (SERFAC)
Soroptimist International (SI)
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS)
World Federation of Methodist and Uniting Church Women (WFMUCW)
Make Mothers Matter (MMM)
World Vision International
Zonta International
(42 organizations)
 

Associations with "associated" membership
 
Acción Familiar - Spain
African Association for Literacy and Adult Education
Avanta - The Virginia Satir Network - USA
Club of Large Families, Slovakia
Commissió de la Infáncia de "Justicia i Pau" - Spain
Familienbund der Deutschen Katholiken - Germany
Institut für Ehe und Familie - Vienna
Instituto de Ciencias Familiares - Uruguay
Katholischer Familienverband Österreichs
Marino Institute of Education - Ireland
Menschenwürde bis Zuletzt - Austria
National Association of Large Families - Hungary
NGO Forum on Families - India
Organizatia Vecinatatea/National Association of Large Families - Romania
Österreichischer Familienbund
Parents Forum USA
Slovakian Society for Family and Responsible Parenthood
Slovenian Association of Friends of Youth, Association of Families
Society for Psychological Assistance - Croatia
The Family Center Zagreb
Verein für Konsumenteninformation - Austria
YMCA - Zivá Rodina, Czech Republic
(22 organizations)

 

List of Board officers:
 
Chairperson: Mag. Wolfgang Engelmaier, Kolping International
Deputy Secretary: Dr. Peter Crowley, International Council of Psychologists
Treasurer: Mag. Alexandra Lugert, European Union of Women
 
List of Board Members:
 
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Mazal, University of Vienna
Dr. Maria Riehl, Women's Federation for World Peace
Dr. Eleonora Teixeira Da Costa Rossoll, Federation of Catholic Family Associations
Gerald Williams, Latter Day Saints Charities