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203, 2021

FAFCE-COMECE joint Webinar: “Without intergenerational solidarity, there is no real human, economic and social development”

March 2nd, 2021|Categories: Demographic challenges, European Union, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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

2502, 2021

News from our Members: discussions in Ireland on the introduction of euthanasia and assisted suicide

February 25th, 2021|Categories: European Union, FAFCE, FAFCE Members, Human dignity, Latest News|Tags: , , , |

Brussels, 25 February 2021 Family Solidarity, our FAFCE Member in Ireland, recently presented a submission to the Committee on Justice of the Oireachtas (the National Parliament of the Republic of Ireland), targeting the law proposal “Dying with Dignity Bill 2020”,

1902, 2021

Non-performing loans: the impact of the pandemic on families and credit

February 19th, 2021|Categories: Economy of the Family, European Union, FAFCE, Latest News|Tags: , , , |

The pandemic created disastrous consequences for the global and European economy. Many families and businesses experience financial difficulties, and fail to reimburse their loans, thus creating issues of non-performing loans. The non-performing loans are bank loans that are[1] subject

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

202, 2021

“We have to fall in love with the family, as Saint Joseph did”, address of Gabriella Gambino, Undersecretary of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, on the Amoris Laetitia Year for the Family

February 2nd, 2021|Categories: Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: , , , , |

2 February 2021 On 19 March 2021, the Church will celebrate the fifth year of the publication of the Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia on the beauty and joy of love in the family. On the same day, Pope Francis

102, 2021

FAFCE Informal Board Meeting: Our Members present their work in times of pandemic

February 1st, 2021|Categories: FAFCE Members, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , |

1st February 2021 On the 27th of January 2021, FAFCE Members met online for an Informal Board Meeting. They shared their experience of 2020 and the initiatives they launched during this year, marked by the pandemic.   Our associations

2801, 2021

FAFCE DIALOGUES #3 | Dialogue with Vice-President Dubravka Suica on the Green Paper on Ageing

January 28th, 2021|Categories: Demographic challenges, European Union, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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

2601, 2021

4 questions to understand the debates on the Covid-19 vaccine

January 26th, 2021|Categories: European Union, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: , , , , , |

Article translated from the original version in French, published by the Confederation of Catholic Family Associations: “Vaccination Covid-19“, 20 January 2021. What is a vaccination? A vaccination stimulates the immune defences, especially the immune memory. To achieve this, an

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.