Marriage & Children
FAFCE has been committed for the past years to bring the voice of families at the institutional level in Europe, especially through continuous contributions to the public consultations, which are an integral part of the legislative process of the
On the 24th of November 2020, the German Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth organied an online event on “Overcoming COVID-19 – jointly developing prospects for strong families”, where representatives of the EU Trio Presidency
On November 11th, the Sub-Committee on Children of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe held a public hearing on the « Impact of COVID-19 on childrens rights and the protection of children against sexual exploitation and sexual
FAFCE welcomes the recent answer to this question given by the European Committee of the Regions in an Opinion on “Demographic change: proposals on measuring and tackling its negative effects in the EU regions” adopted on October 14th, 2020.
On October 22nd, the European Parliament adopted a Resolution on “Employment and social policies of the Euro area 2020” which recognises the vital importance of families and offers specific improvements in four different areas, as described in following paragraphs.
In these times of uncertainties and fear brought by the Covid-19 pandemic, Pope Francis brings a message of hope in his recent address on education. The Pope's video message was broadcasted during the Global Compact on Education at the
An amending proposal to the law on abortion is currently discussed in Slovakia, which proposes to improve pre- and post-natal care for women. The amended law would then offer new means to protect pregnant women and young mothers from
FAFCE co-signed the Manifesto “Europe must not forget independent education and educational pluralism”
FAFCE is happy to announce its support and its signature to the Manifesto "Europe must not forget independent education and educational pluralism", which stresses that "coronavirus cannot be an excuse to limit acquired rights of parents and civil society.
Brussels, 5 June 2020 “The current pandemic has reminded to all of us that the rock of people's lives is in the family”: in this way FAFCE’s President, Vincenzo Bassi, welcomes the joint message released by the Presidencies of
Brussels, 1st June 2020 On the Global Day of Parents, FAFCE recalls the importance of motherhood and fatherhood and asks to recognise their fundamental roles during the current pandemic. “The parents – FAFCE's President, Vincenzo Bassi, said – are