The Group of the Friends of the Family (GoFF) is a coalition of UN Member States that reaffirm that the family is the natural and fundamental group unit of society and is entitled to protection by society and the State. The GoFF believe that genuine and effective sustainable development may not be achieved without the family.


GoFF Member States:

















Russian Federation

Saudi Arabia








C-FAM is a non-partisan, non-profit research institute dedicated to reestablishing a proper understanding of international law, protecting national sovereignty and the dignity of the human person.  C-FAM personnel have participated in every major UN social policy debate since 1997 including the Rome Statutes of the International Criminal Court, the Convention on Disabilities, Cairo+5, Beijing+5 and dozens of others.


Family Watch International (FWI) works at the United Nations and in countries around the world educating the public and policymakers regarding the central role of the family and advocating for women, children and families at the international, national, and local level.  FWI works to preserve and promote the family, based on marriage between a man and a woman as the societal unit that provides the best outcome for men, women and children. FWI also provides family-based humanitarian aid to orphans and vulnerable children.




Concerned Women for America is the largest public policy women’s organization in the United States with a rich history of over three decades of helping our members across the country bring Biblical principles into all levels of public policy.



Family Research Council is a nonprofit research and educational organization dedicated to articulating and advancing a family-centered philosophy of public life. In addition to providing policy research and analysis for the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the federal government, FRC seeks to inform the news media, the academic community, business leaders, and the general public about family issues that affect the nation from a biblical worldview.



United Families International is dedicated to helping families flourish through shaping laws, policies, opinions, and lives.




Human Life International defends both the God-given life and dignity of all human persons from conception until natural death, and the natural family based on marriage—the fundamental human institution defined by a lifetime union between one man and one woman that is open to life. Their goal is to build a Culture of Life and of Love around the world through education, outreach, and advocacy.



The International Organization for the Family (IOF) unites and equips leaders worldwide to promote the natural family, based on the marital union of a man and a woman, as the bedrock of society and the strength of our nations. IOF’s projects include: World Congress of Families, major international events uniting over 40 organizations worldwide with leaders of government and civil society; publication of The Natural Family: An International Journal of Research and Policy; and work in the United Nations and with policymakers around the globe.



Campaign Life Coalition is a national, non-profit organization involved in political action and advocacy for legal and cultural change in Canada with respect to protecting human life and the natural family. It works in identifying and assisting pro-life and pro-family candidates to run for public office at all levels of government, promotes civic engagement at the grassroots level, and encourages voting based on principles, not party. Campaign Life Coalition is an accredited non-governmental organization in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council.



UPF, an international and interreligious network of individuals and organizations, including representatives from religion, government, civil society and the private sector, is dedicated to achieving world peace. An NGO in general consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, UPF supports the work of the United Nations, particularly in the areas of interfaith peacebuilding, peace education, and the strengthening of marriage and family.



Well Versed meets humanitarian needs… differently. Our mission is to provide time-tested, transcendent truths that are historically proven to bring peace and prosperity to nations on a variety of social issues.



The Population Research Institute is a (501c3) non-profit research organization whose core values hold that people are the world’s greatest resource. PRI’s goals are to educate on this premise, to expose the myth of overpopulation, and to expose human rights abuses committed in population control programs. Our growing, global network of pro-life groups spans over 80 countries.



The mission of the United Nations Family Rights Caucus is to protect and promote the natural family as the fundamental unit of society as called for in Article 16 of the UN Declaration of Human Rights. We currently have member organizations and individual members in over 160 countries. Regardless of our national origins or cultural backgrounds, the one thing that unites us all is our understanding that a nation’s strength and the well being of its people depends largely on the stability and strength of its families.



Family & Life is an Irish NGO working to promote respect for human life at all its stages and for the support of the family. It pursues its objectives through a combination of research, public advocacy, educational initiatives and projects providing practical support.