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1905, 2020

Demographic challenges in times of pandemic

May 19th, 2020|Categories: Demographic challenges, European Union, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , |

On the 5th of May, the Employment and Social Policy Ministers of the European Union discussed the economic recovery plans and the demographic challenges related to the Covid-19 pandemic. Ministers emphasised the need to implement strategies to protect the

1505, 2020

FAFCE fully supports the appeal made by the Ukrainian Catholic Bishops to ban all forms of surrogacy

May 15th, 2020|Categories: Human dignity, Latest News|Tags: , , , |

FAFCE fully supports the appeal made by the Ukrainian Catholic Bishops to ban all forms of surrogacy In recent days, a video has been widely spread online, published by a Ukrainian company devoted to the practice of surrogacy. The video

1405, 2020

International Day of the Family: Families are the front line in the pandemic

May 14th, 2020|Categories: Economy of the Family, FAFCE Members, Family & Work-life balance, Latest News|

On the 6th of May 2020, FAFCE held its 2020 Spring Board Meeting via videoconference. 31 representatives of family associations from 18 European Countries gathered to discuss on the European demographic challenges, the Members' activities and the emergency measures needed to support families in Europe. A Resolution was also adopted and is made public today (also available in French and German), on the occasion of the International Day of the Family: “Families: the front line in the pandemic”.

1305, 2020

FAFCE Board Resolution | Families are the front line in the pandemic

May 13th, 2020|Categories: Economy of the Family, European Union, FAFCE Resolutions, Latest News|Tags: , , , |

FAFCE Board Resolution Families are the front line in the pandemic Online Board Meeting, 6 May 2020 In the context of the current pandemic, families are in the front line. The dislocation of the social fabric is now reduced

1004, 2020

FAFCE Members: Initiatives to help families during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown

April 10th, 2020|Categories: FAFCE Members, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , |

France – CNAFC The French National Confederation of Catholic Family Associations (CNAFC) publishes every week a newsletter with news and initiatives to help Catholic families during the time of quarantine. The Confederation even created a Facebook group called "Esprit de famille"

1004, 2020

Focus on demographic challenges: FAFCE’s interventions to the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions

April 10th, 2020|Categories: Demographic challenges, European Union, Latest News|Tags: , , , , |

Brussels (14-15 January) – In the context of the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, which has made the demographic challenge one of the priorities of its semester (January-July 2020), FAFCE intervened in different European institutions to

1004, 2020

Meeting with Dubravka Suica, European Commission Vice-President for Democracy and Demography

April 10th, 2020|Categories: Demographic challenges, European Union, Latest News|Tags: , , |

Brussels (25 February 2020) - Our President, Vincenzo Bassi, and our Secretary General, Nicola Speranza, met with Vice-President Dubravka Šuica and her team to present FAFCE’s proposals regarding her portfolio on Demography and Democracy. They discussed about demographic trends, family-friendly