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Demographic challenges

405, 2021

Pope Francis to Mark the Beginning of the Upcoming “States-General on Natality” In Rome

May 4th, 2021|Categories: Ageing, Demographic challenges, FAFCE, Human dignity, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: , , , , |

4 May 2021 On May 14th, Pope Francis will formally open the States-General on Natality, an online initiative devoted to the future of demography in Italy and in the world. This event will reverberate beyond Italy, especially in Europe, since

2904, 2021

Launch of the Atlas of Demography, the EU database on Demography and Ageing in Europe

April 29th, 2021|Categories: Ageing, Demographic challenges, European Union, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , |

29 April 2021, The European Commission Vice-President Dubravka Suica (for Democracy and Demography), and Commissionner Mariya Gabriel (for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth) launched this morning the long awaited Atlas of Demography.  Produced by the Joint

2304, 2021

FAFCE Contributes to the Implementation of the EU’s Green Paper on Ageing

April 23rd, 2021|Categories: Ageing, Demographic challenges, European Union, Human dignity, Latest News, Rural and Remote Areas|Tags: , , , , |

23 April 2021 On 21 April 2021, FAFCE contributed to the European Commission’s public consultation on the Green Paper on Ageing (click to download: FAFCE Contribution Green Paper on Ageing Questionnaire). The European Commission had invited stakeholders and the

3103, 2021

Russian Duma Moves to Overturn Liberal Surrogacy Law

March 31st, 2021|Categories: Demographic challenges, Human dignity, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: , , , , , |

"The proposed law moves to restrict the practice only for those children whose births are considered by the bill’s proponents as outside Russia’s national interest. While it is important that Russia is taking a step toward outlawing an exploitative and medically risky practice, it does so without taking a moral stance against surrogacy."

2903, 2021

EU Budget 2022: The European Parliament emphasises the need for demographic and family policies

March 29th, 2021|Categories: Demographic challenges, European Union, Latest News|Tags: , , , , |

29 March 2021, Last week, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on "Guidelines for the 2022 Budget - Section III" (Rapporteur: Karlo Ressler, EPP, Croatia), which calls for the inclusion of demographic and family policies in the

1003, 2021

Decreasing birth rates in Europe: is it really the choice of parents?

March 10th, 2021|Categories: Demographic challenges, European Union, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , |

Brussels, 10 March 2021 Europe faces a clear pattern of decreasing birth rates over the past decades. In 2018, the average number of childbirths in the EU was 1.55 per woman. It is, as stated by the European Commission

203, 2021

FAFCE-COMECE joint Webinar: “Without intergenerational solidarity, there is no real human, economic and social development”

March 2nd, 2021|Categories: Demographic challenges, European Union, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Brussels, 2nd of March 2021 On Monday, March 1st, 2021, FAFCE and the Commission of the Bishops' Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) jointly hosted a conference to flesh out the implications of their recent document, entitled The Elderly

2801, 2021

FAFCE DIALOGUES #3 | Dialogue with Vice-President Dubravka Suica on the Green Paper on Ageing

January 28th, 2021|Categories: Demographic challenges, European Union, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Brussels, 28 January 2021 FAFCE continues its Dialogues on demographic challenges: the guest of this third dialogue was the European Commission Vice-President in charge of Democracy and Demography, Dubravka Šuica. On the very day of the publication by the

1901, 2021

INVITATION | FAFCE DIALOGUE #3 with Dubravka Šuica, Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of Democracy and Demography (27 January 2021, 14.00 – 14.40)

January 19th, 2021|Categories: Demographic challenges, European Union, Family & Work-life balance, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

WEBINAR INVITATION Register Register by Monday, 25 January 2021. © Picture of Dubravka Šuica: Lukasz Kobus, Hearing of Dubravka Šuica at the EP (P-041176/00-12) European Union, 2019.

1801, 2021

The demographic transition included in the priorities of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU

January 18th, 2021|Categories: Demographic challenges, European Union, FAFCE, Family & Work-life balance, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: , , , , , |

The Presidency of the Council of the European Union, which rotates every 6 months between EU Member States, has been taken over by Portugal for the first half of 2021, under the motto “Time to deliver: for a fair,