1st of July 2022, On the 21st of June 2021, FAFCE contributed to the European Commission public consultation on “Brain drain – mitigating challenges associated with population decline”. Brain drain is the emigration of qualified people whose skills are
FAFCE Dialogue #5 with Milan Krajniak, Minister of Labour, Social Affairs and Family of the Slovak Republic
27 April 2022, Last Monday, FAFCE organised the fifth edition of its FAFCE Dialogues, a series of dialogues in which FAFCE President, Vincenzo Bassi, exchanges with national Ministers responsible for family on the question of demographic challenges in the
4th of April 2022, On the 24th of March 2022, The European Commission introduced at the European Parliament its “European Care Strategy”, to improve the lives of carers and their dependants. The Commission was represented by Commission Vice-President for Democracy
FAFCE Board Resolution Families for Sustainable and Integral Development Strasbourg, 26 October 2021 FAFCE invites European institutions and national governments to consider the EU demographic crisis with the same attention given to the digital and green transitions. It also
INVITATION | FAFCE DIALOGUE with Slovenian Minister Janez Cigler Kralj of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities
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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.
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
FAFCE Webinar on “Demographic Change and the Future of Europe”: “Family policies will shape the future of Europe”
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
PRESS RELEASE | FAFCE Board Members adopt a Resolution on “The Family is the Democratic and Demographic Future of Europe”
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.
EU Parliament Approves Initiative on “Reversing demographic trends in EU regions using cohesion policy instruments”
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