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.

303, 2021

European Day for a work-free Sunday: Joint statement of the European Sunday Alliance

March 3rd, 2021|Categories: European Union, Family & Work-life balance, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Brussels, 3 March 2021 On the European Day for a work-free Sunday, FAFCE recalls the need for a weekly common day of rest, crucial for the social cohesion of our communities and the intergenerational bond within families. FAFCE is

1102, 2021

INVITATION | FAFCE-COMECE joint Webinar on “The Elderly and the Future of Europe” (1st March 2021, 15.00 – 16.15 CET)

February 11th, 2021|Categories: European Union, FAFCE, Family & Work-life balance, Human dignity|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Following the publication of a joint Reflexion Paper on "The Elderly and the Future of Europe", the Federation of Catholic Family Associations in Europe (FAFCE) and the Conference Commission of the Bishops' Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) are

1102, 2021

FAFCE-NWFE White Paper on “Protecting women from maternal mobbing”

February 11th, 2021|Categories: European Union, Family & Work-life balance, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Brussels, 11th February 2021 The current pandemic puts a new light on the daily struggles experienced by parents when balancing their work and family time, and especially for mothers. Imposed lockdown on workers made suddenly more concrete the weight

2101, 2021

Family and teleworking: FAFCE stresses the commitment and struggles of parents

January 21st, 2021|Categories: European Union, FAFCE, Family & Work-life balance, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: , , , , |

21 January 2021 The Covid-19 pandemic unveiled the difficulty for parents to find a satisfying work-life balance, especially in a context of telework. Today the European Parliament has adopted a resolution with recommendations to the Commission on the right

1901, 2021

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)

January 19th, 2021|Categories: Demographic challenges, European Union, Family & Work-life balance, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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.

1801, 2021

The demographic transition included in the priorities of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU

January 18th, 2021|Categories: Demographic challenges, European Union, FAFCE, Family & Work-life balance, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: , , , , , |

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,

1301, 2021

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”

January 13th, 2021|Categories: Demographic challenges, Economy of the Family, European Union, FAFCE, Family & Work-life balance, Human dignity, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: , , , , , |

“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.

501, 2021

INVITATION | FAFCE DIALOGUES #2 with Elena Bonetti, Italian Minister for Equal Opportunities and Family (12 January 2021, 12.00 – 13.00)

January 5th, 2021|Categories: Demographic challenges, European Union, Family & Work-life balance, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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.

1112, 2020

FAFCE Dialogue with Katalin Novák, Hungarian Minister for Families: “Families should not be forced to give up on their wish to have children”

December 11th, 2020|Categories: Demographic challenges, Economy of the Family, European Union, Family & Work-life balance, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Will the EU recovery plan invest in the family? What are the good practices of family policies in Hungary? Those were the questions raised during last FAFCE Webinar with Katalin Novák, Hungarian Minister for Families. Ms Novák recalled the