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2702, 2024

OPINION ARTICLE: Recovering Europe’s ‘popular spirit’

February 27th, 2024|Categories: Demographic challenges, Economy of the Family, European Union, FAFCE, Latest News, Rural and Remote Areas|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

  Farmer protests must remind us of the families and communities behind production    Brussels, the 27th of February 2024   An opinion article by Vincenzo Bassi, President of FAFCE, regarding the ongoing farmers' protests. The current farmers’ protest

1602, 2024

FAFCE welcomes continuation of protection measures to combat CSAM

February 16th, 2024|Categories: Children's Rights, European Union, Human dignity, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: , , , , , , |

Brussels, 16th of February 2024 The European Council and the European Parliament yesterday approved an extension of current protection measures against child sexual abuse material online. FAFCE welcomes the move to prolong the measures until April 2026, but reiterates

1202, 2024

Ireland: Marriage should maintain its exclusivity

February 12th, 2024|Categories: Economy of the Family, FAFCE, Family & Work-life balance, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: , , , , , |

Brussels, the 12th of February 2024 On the 8th March, Irish citizens will be voting in referendums to amend parts of its constitution. Two amendments will be on the ballot on International Women's Day, with one of them possibly

2212, 2023

FAFCE Newsletter | We wish you a Merry Christmas!

December 22nd, 2023|Categories: Demographic challenges, FAFCE, FAFCE Members, Latest News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , |

The 21th of December 2023 Dear Friends, in few days, we will retreat with our respective families and turn our attention to the Holy Family, where the mystery of a Child God takes place. With this newsletter, we wish

1412, 2023

PRESS RELEASE I Surrogacy: the European Parliament contradicts itself

December 14th, 2023|Categories: Children's Rights, European Union, FAFCE, Human dignity, Latest News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , |

The European Certificate of Parenthood represents an open door to human trafficking Strasbourg, the 14th of December 2023 With 366 votes in favour and 145 against, the European Parliament approved today its opinion on a European Certificate of Parenthood.

312, 2023

Nativity scene in the European Parliament

December 3rd, 2023|Categories: European Union, FAFCE, Latest News|Tags: , , , |

Brussels, 3rd december 2023 On Tuesday 28 of November, FAFCE took part in the inauguration ceremony of the Nativity scene in the European Parliament for the Christmas season, hosted by Isabel Benjumea, Spanish Member of the European Parliament (MEP), from

2411, 2023

European Parliament Resolution on reducing inequalities and promoting social inclusion in times of crisis for children and their families

November 24th, 2023|Categories: Children's Rights, European Union, Family & Work-life balance, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Brussels, the 24th of November On Tuesday, November 21, 2023, during the Plenary Session in Strasbourg, the majority of parliamentarians voted in favour of the initiative on "Reducing Inequalities and Promoting Social Inclusion in Times of Crisis for Children

2411, 2023

FAFCE welcomes conclusions on a long-term vision for the EU’s rural areas approved by the European Council

November 24th, 2023|Categories: Ageing, Council of Europe, Demographic challenges, Economy of the Family, European Union, FAFCE, Latest News, Rural and Remote Areas|Tags: , , , , , , |

Brussels, the 23rd of November 2023 FAFCE welcomes the conclusions adopted this week by the Council of the European Union on a long-term vision for the EU's rural areas. These conclusions recognise the key contributions of rural areas to

1711, 2023

Family Associations in Europe: a study presented at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan

November 17th, 2023|Categories: FAFCE, FAFCE Members, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: , , |

Presentation of the volume edited by G. Rossi and S. Nanetti, "L'associazionismo familiare cattolico in Europa", Quaderni del Centro Famiglia 34, Vita e Pensiero, Milan Brussels, 17th of November Today, 17 November 2023, at 3.00 p.m., the University Center