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 Mexico 2004:  Program  
 

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 March 29: Family and Human Development 

8:00

Facilities Open and Registration

9:00

Welcome, Inauguration and Opening Address

Jesus Hernandez
Dr. Mariano Azuela

9:40

 

*WHY ARE WE HERE?

Summary of the threats and challenges to the family in the ten years since The International Year of the Family
*Dr. Allan C. Carlson

10:00

 

Social Health and The Family

The family and the condition of society. Observations and conclusions from the social sciences, economics and empirical evidence.
Ruben Katzman
Patrick Fagan

11:00

Break

11:30

 

 

Message to the World Leaders

S.E. Cardinal Alfonson Lopez Trujillo

12:10

 

 

“Family” or “Families”?

Discussion on the family structure that seems to be rapidly transformed, and on the importance of the natural family.
Dr. Rodrigo Guerra

12:40

 

A Journey to the Family’s Core

Explore the necessary elements of the family’s inner dynamics which make it an asset to society.
Dr. Page Patterson

13:20

Marriage, Public Policies and Human Development

Analysis of marriage and human development, and the importance of public policies that strengthen this institution.
*Dr. Wade Horn

 

 

 

14:00

Lunch: Key Note Speaker

16:00

Parallel Sessions

Family and Life

5:30

Break

6:00

Parallel Sessions

7:30

Free

 

   

 March 30: Family and Economy 

8:00

Facilities Open

9:00

Yesterday’s Summary

Social Capital and Economic Growth (videoconference)

Define “social capital”, its relationship with family and its contribution to a nation’s economy.

Wise Social Investment

Explore new possibilities for social expenditures with the purpose of supporting families and the savings and earnings a nation gains from investments in families.

Social Responsibility and Family

Secrets of a successful enterprise.

11:00

Break

11:30

Effective Actions Against Poverty

Testimony of an emerging economy: Discuss the authentic needs of a developing county and its fight against family poverty.

Family: a Source for Wealth Generation

Evaluate the family’s contribution to productivity and economic growth

Searching for New Development Actions

Towards a new paradigm: Contribution of the family worldview and economic growth to the authentic development and growth of nations.

1:30

Lunch: Key Note Speaker

Social Capital: The Family’s Contribution to the Nation’s Economy

4:00

Parallel Sessions

5:30

Break

6:00

Parallel Sessions

7:30

Free

 

   

 March 31: Family, Government, and International Future 

8:00

Facilities Open

9:00

Yesterday’s Summary

Round Table: Appropriate Public and Private Policies for the Family

Dialogue among experts from different countries

11:00

Break

11:30

Round Table: Family, Culture and Globalization

Intercultural discussion among experts from different countries

 Panel: Proposal for Building a Pro-Family Culture

Discuss and evaluate models for coordination among public, private and religious institutions and organizations in favor of the family.

1:30

Lunch: Key Note Speaker

4:00

Workshops

5:30

Break

6:00

Workshops

7:30

Free

8:00

Dinner- Conclusions and Amendments

Invitation to the “Intercultural Dialogue On The Family”

 

 

 

 

 

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