"Family policy is concerned with the creation of a legal, social and economic framework, as well as instruments and measures that further family development and the well-being of family life." Josef Gundacker, Family Forum Austria Geneva, July 5, 2012
The family is the building block for the society. Healthy families are the foundation for a healthy society by Mr. Heiner Handschin, Director, UPF Office for UN Relations and Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva.
Universal Peace Federation, European Leadership Conference, "The Contribution of Families to Peace, Human Development & Prosperity", July 5-6, 2012, Opening Plenary Address of Dr Yong Cheon Song, Chair, UPF Europe
The loss of key elements of traditional culture which established respect and order in Rwandan society, as a result of the impact of colonisation, was a substantial factor in a level of disorder and complete lack of moral restraint which expressed itself in the horror of genocide.