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Demographic challenges

807, 2021

The European Parliament Approves a Report on Ageing Packed with Pro-Family Measures

July 8th, 2021|Categories: Ageing, Demographic challenges, FAFCE, Human dignity, Latest News|Tags: , , , , |

Unpaid care work is still work...The fact that national pension schemes do not reflect it is a major cause of social exclusion and old-age poverty, especially amongst women. Until the European Union and its Member States plug this gaping hole in the EU’s social contract, the ambitious social objectives advanced in the report will be stymied.

207, 2021

European Commission Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas Focuses on Social Challenges

July 2nd, 2021|Categories: Ageing, Demographic challenges, European Union, Family & Work-life balance, Latest News, Rural and Remote Areas|Tags: , , |

5 July 2021 On June 30th, 2021, the European Commission published its long-awaited Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas, which outlines the Commission’s strategy for developing Europe’s rural regions. The document—formally a communication to the European Parliament, the Council of

406, 2021

FAFCE Webinar on “Demographic Change and the Future of Europe”: “Family policies will shape the future of Europe”

June 4th, 2021|Categories: Demographic challenges, Economy of the Family, European Union, Human dignity, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: |

4 June 2021 On June 3rd, 2021, FAFCE organised, in cooperation with the European People's Party (EPP) working group on ‘Intercultural and religious dialogue’, a Webinar on the topic of demographic change and the future of Europe. EPP Group

2705, 2021

PRESS RELEASE | FAFCE Board Members adopt a Resolution on “The Family is the Democratic and Demographic Future of Europe”

May 27th, 2021|Categories: Demographic challenges, European Union, FAFCE, FAFCE Resolutions, Press Release|

Not only does the family constitute the first school of social and civic life by teaching children how to interact with others in a respectful and complementary manner based on compromise, it also affirms the importance of these values for parents and grandparents, who learn to make sacrifices for others and experience the unique freedom created through responsibility.

2505, 2021

EU Parliament Approves Initiative on “Reversing demographic trends in EU regions using cohesion policy instruments”

May 25th, 2021|Categories: Demographic challenges, European Union, Family & Work-life balance, Latest News, Rural and Remote Areas|Tags: , , , |

25 May 2021, On Thursday, 20 May 2021, the European Parliament adopted a report on “Reversing demographic trends in EU regions using cohesion policy instruments" (Rapporteur: Daniel Buda, EPP, Romania). The report marks an positive step towards a more

2105, 2021

INVITATION | Webinar on Demographic Change and the Future of Europe (3 June 2021, 16.30-17.30 CEST)

May 21st, 2021|Categories: Ageing, Demographic challenges, European Union, FAFCE, Latest News|Tags: , , , , |

The Federation of Catholic Family Associations in Europe, in cooperation with The EPP Working group 'Intercultural and religious dialogue'  invites you to a  Webinar on Demographic Change and the Future of Europe Thursday, 3 June 2021 16.30-17.30 (Brussels time)

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."