"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."
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
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
FAFCE-COMECE joint Webinar: “Without intergenerational solidarity, there is no real human, economic and social development”
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
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
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)
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.
The demographic transition included in the priorities of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU
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,
FAFCE Dialogue with Elena Bonetti, Italian Minister for Family and Equal Opportunities: “The Families need to be seen as subject who are able to create the future”
“These FAFCE Webinars aim to raise awareness on demographic and family issues”. Those were the words of FAFCE President, Vincenzo Bassi, at the opening of FAFCE Webinar with the Italian Minister for Family and Equal Opportunities, Ms Elena Bonetti.
In the past 6 months, the European Commission, the European Parliament and EU Member-States discussed and adopted several instruments to overcome the pandemic and its economic consequences. Key elements to understand the EU Recovery Plan To address the pandemic
INVITATION | FAFCE DIALOGUES #2 with Elena Bonetti, Italian Minister for Equal Opportunities and Family (12 January 2021, 12.00 – 13.00)
WEBINAR INVITATION FAFCE is happy to invite you to a dialogue series with high-level policy-makers on Register Register by Monday, 11 January 2021.