FAFCE is happy to publish its 2019 Family Policy Report, which provides an overview of family policies in selected EU Member-States, in the perspective of the implementation of the EU Directive on work-life balance for parents and carers. The
Press Release | Demographic Challenges and Sustainable Development. A new chapter for Family Policies in Europe?
Brussels, 26 June 2020 “Family Associations are not a lobby group, they are not a trade union, they are not only a consumers’ association; they are, first and foremost, the voice of the family, the first basic community,
FAFCE WEBINAR on Demographic Challenges and Sustainable Development, Thursday – 25 June 2020 (14.00 – 15.00 CEST)
Webinar Demographic Challenges and Sustainable Development. A new chapter for Family Policies in Europe? Thursday, 25 June 2020, 14:00 – 15:00 Please register by e-mailing to firstname.lastname@example.org You will receive the link to connect after the registration At the
[UPDATE] Demographic challenges in post-pandemic times: an overview of the European Union’s answer to the demographic issue
During the last years, FAFCE has been alerting about the demographic challenges that every European Country has to face. Also as a consequence of the current public health and economic crisis, the EU institutions seem to finally seriously taking
FAFCE co-signed the Manifesto “Europe must not forget independent education and educational pluralism”
FAFCE is happy to announce its support and its signature to the Manifesto "Europe must not forget independent education and educational pluralism", which stresses that "coronavirus cannot be an excuse to limit acquired rights of parents and civil society.
Brussels, 15 June 2020 “Promoting a family-friendly culture is the best answer to fight elder abuse. Family associations can play a key-role in overcoming the current ways we take care of the elderly, by creating new structures of solidarity
Brussels, 1st June 2020 On the Global Day of Parents, FAFCE recalls the importance of motherhood and fatherhood and asks to recognise their fundamental roles during the current pandemic. “The parents – FAFCE's President, Vincenzo Bassi, said – are
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
FAFCE fully supports the appeal made by the Ukrainian Catholic Bishops to ban all forms of surrogacy
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
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”.