From Monday 13 to Wednesday 15 May, the first Expert Meeting of the FamilyInternational Monitor will be held in Rome.
Representatives of 12 universities and research centers from different parts of the world will meet to kick off the work of the Observatory, founded in December 2018 with the aim of conducting scientific research at international level on the concrete condition of families in different social, cultural and economic contexts.
The survey will take place over a period of 3 years (2019-2021) and will be marked by the creation of two reports on family and relational poverty and family and economic poverty, fundamental guidelines that will guide all research on the subject.
The meeting is a seminar of the network of national focal points, to share tools, methodologies, timing and operational methods for collecting data for the preparation of national reports and a summary report.
Participants in the Expert Meeting will participate in the Papal Audience on Wednesday 15 May, on the occasion of the International Day of the Family.