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.

606, 2024

PRESS RELEASE FAFCE develops policy toolkit ahead of new European Parliament legislature

June 6th, 2024|Categories: Ageing, Children's Rights, Demographic challenges, Economy of the Family, European Union, FAFCE, Family & Work-life balance, Human dignity, Latest News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Brussels, 5th June 2024 FAFCE has developed a policy toolkit for elected Members of the European Parliament and EU institutions for the new legislative period, starting after this weekend elections (6th-9th June) all over EU Member States. More than

2504, 2024

FAFCE co-hosts conference on the family in the Netherlands

April 25th, 2024|Categories: European Union, Family & Work-life balance, Human dignity, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , |

Brussels, 25th April 2024 On Monday FAFCE co-hosted a conference in the Netherlands on family policy and the European Union. Co-organised by FAFCE member Family Platform (Gezinsplatform) and the Growing Up Symposium (Opgroeisympsosium), the day featured key interventions from

1004, 2024

The Importance of ‘Sunday Protection’, European Sunday Alliance organises Parliamentary Breakfast

April 10th, 2024|Categories: Ageing, Demographic challenges, European Union, Family & Work-life balance, Human dignity, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Brussels, 10th April 2024 The European Sunday Alliance organised a breakfast seminar this morning with MEPs, Commission representatives, trade unionists, policy experts, and faith-based advisers. The meeting was entitled The Importance of ‘Sunday Protection’ in EU Policy Initiatives On

2803, 2024

Easter message from FAFCE

March 28th, 2024|Categories: Demographic challenges, Economy of the Family, European Union, Family & Work-life balance, Human dignity, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Brussels, 28th March 2024 Dear Friends, This week we celebrate with our families the mysteries of the passion, death and resurrection of Christ. With this newsletter, we wish you a peaceful Easter and also reflect on some of the many

2103, 2024

FAFCE stresses family-work balance priority at Tripartite Social Summit

March 21st, 2024|Categories: Council of Europe, Demographic challenges, Economy of the Family, European Union, Family & Work-life balance, Human dignity, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Brussels, 21st March, 2024 On Wednesday 20th March, representatives from the EU institutions met at the Tripartite Social Summit. Co-chaired by the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission (and featuring trade union and

2003, 2024

FAFCE co-hosts Investing in the Family, Investing in the Future conference

March 20th, 2024|Categories: Ageing, Demographic challenges, Economy of the Family, European Union, FAFCE, Family & Work-life balance, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Brussels, 20th March 2024 FAFCE co-hosted a conference yesterday entitled Investing in the Family, Investing in the Future. Held at the European Parliament in Brussels, the conference emphasised the significance of investing in family policies for a brighter future.

1903, 2024

FAFCE celebrates Saint Joseph’s Day

March 19th, 2024|Categories: Children's Rights, Economy of the Family, European Union, Family & Work-life balance, Heroes of the Family Movement, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Brussels, 19th March 2024 19th March marks the feast of Saint Joseph. In Spain, Portugal and Italy, Saint Joseph's Day is also celebrated as Father's Day. We wish everyone a blessed Saint Joseph's Day, especially to fathers and husbands.

1503, 2024

Invest in the family to improve EU living conditions

March 15th, 2024|Categories: Children's Rights, Demographic challenges, Economy of the Family, Family & Work-life balance, Human dignity, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: , , , , , , |

Brussels, 15th March 2024 FAFCE welcomes the European Parliament debate held yesterday on living conditions in the EU. In the context of an exacerbating cost of living crisis, young families are often experiencing economic hardship, which undoubtedly impacts their

1303, 2024

11th Anniversary of Pope Francis’ Election

March 13th, 2024|Categories: Demographic challenges, Economy of the Family, European Union, Family & Work-life balance, Heroes of the Family Movement, Human dignity, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: , , , , , |

Brussels, 13th March 2024 Today we celebrate the 11th anniversary of the election of Pope Francis. The first Jesuit Pope and the first from the Americas, his pontificate has been historic in form as well as substance ever since

1203, 2024

FAFCE to co-host conference: Investing in the Family, Investing in the Future

March 12th, 2024|Categories: Children's Rights, Demographic challenges, Economy of the Family, European Union, FAFCE, Family & Work-life balance, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Brussels, 12th March 2024 FAFCE will co-host a conference with Romana Tomc MEP entitled Investing in the Family, Investing in the Future in Brussels on Tuesday 19th March 2024.  The conference emphasizes the significance of investing in family policies