Family & Work-life balance2020-05-05T23:53:26+02:00

Family & Work-life balance

Working parents are often struggling to achieve the balance between work and their family life.

Family-policies need to ensure an efficient work-life balance by providing paid leaves to parents and carers, accessible and affordable childcare facilities, and flexible working arrangements.

Above all, parents should be granted the freedom to decide how they want to organise their work-life balance.

607, 2021

Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly calls for supporting parents in the prevention of child poverty and the post-pandemic socio-economic crisis

July 6th, 2021|Categories: Council of Europe, Family & Work-life balance, Latest News|Tags: , , , , |

6 July 2021, On the 22nd of June 2021, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted two Reports and Resolutions at the Summer Session, focusing on the socio-economic impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. A Resolution on

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

306, 2021

PRESS RELEASE | FAFCE Webinar on “Family work-life balance in times of demographic changes” calls to invest in families and equal opportunities for parents

June 3rd, 2021|Categories: Family & Work-life balance, Latest News|

Webinar on “Family work-life balance in times of demographic changes: a tool for intergenerational solidarity”   A call to invest in families and equal opportunities for parents 3rd of June 2021,    Following the International Day of Parents, FAFCE

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 | FAFCE Webinar on “Family work-life balance in times of demographic change: a tool to support intergenerational solidarity” (2 June 2021, 13.00 – 15.00 CEST)

May 21st, 2021|Categories: FAFCE, Family & Work-life balance, Latest News|Tags: , , |

The Federation of Catholic Family Associations in Europe is happy to invite you to a webinar on Family Work-Life Balance in Times of Demographic Change a Tool to Support Intergenerational Solidarity 2nd of June 2021 13.00 - 15.00 CEST

2005, 2021

INVITATION | European Sunday Alliance Webinar on ‘The right to disconnect and the need for a European weekly common day of rest’ (Tuesday, 1 June 2021 at 13:00-14:00 CEST)

May 20th, 2021|Categories: Family & Work-life balance, Human dignity, Latest News|Tags: , |

The Steering Group of the European Sunday Alliance invites you to its Webinar on "The right to disconnect and the need for a European weekly common day of rest” Tuesday 1st of June 2021 13:00-14:00 CEST via Zoom – in

1205, 2021

European Parliament Calls to Recognise the Role of the Family in the European Child Guarantee

May 12th, 2021|Categories: European Union, FAFCE, Family & Work-life balance, Human dignity, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: , , , , , |

Brussels, 12 May 2021 On March 24th, 2021, the European Commission published its proposal for a European Child Guarantee, a key part of the European Union’s effort to eliminate child poverty and social exclusion. A previous FAFCE article detailed

505, 2021

INVITATION | FAFCE Webinar on “The Family: antidote to loneliness, beyond the pandemic” (13 May 2021, 17.00 – 18.15 CEST)

May 5th, 2021|Categories: Family & Work-life balance, Latest News|Tags: , , |

The Federation of Catholic Family Associations in Europe (FAFCE) is happy to invite you to a webinar on The Family: antidote to loneliness, beyond the pandemic 13 May 2021 (17.00 - 18.15 CEST) - (18.00 - 19.15