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1906, 2024

FAFCE: No consensus to impose surrogacy in Europe, shows Council of EU debate

June 19th, 2024|Categories: Children's Rights, European Union, FAFCE, Human dignity, Latest News|Tags: , , , |

Brussels, 19th June 2024 At the end of June the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the European Union will end, making way for the Hungarian Presidency. Throughout the tenure, the issue of surrogacy has been a priority for

1906, 2024

FAFCE comments on new legislature policy priorities

June 19th, 2024|Categories: Children's Rights, Demographic challenges, European Union, Human dignity, Latest News|Tags: , , , , |

Brussels, 19th June 2024 Before the European elections this month, FAFCE disseminated a policy toolkit to candidates for the new legislature. After votes were counted, FAFCE's President wrote an open letter to incoming MEPs explaining the priorities for families

1906, 2024

EHCR decision reaffirms that there’s no right to take a life, says FAFCE

June 19th, 2024|Categories: European Union, FAFCE, Human dignity, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , |

Brussels, 19th June 2024 On Thursday, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in a decision relating to a Hungarian citizen who was refused euthanasia in Hungary. The European Court of Human Rights ruling established that Hungarian authorities' refusal

1306, 2024

FAFCE COMMENT JHA Council a crucial opportunity for protection of children and preventing trafficking

June 13th, 2024|Categories: Children's Rights, European Union, FAFCE, Human dignity, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education, Press Release|Tags: , , , , |

Brussels, 13th June 2024 Today and tomorrow the Justice and Home Affairs Council will engage with matters including the protection of children, drug and human trafficking, temporary protection for people who have fled from Ukraine after the start of

1006, 2024

PRESS RELEASE FAFCE writes open letter to the elected MEPs for the 2024-2029 European Parliament legislature

June 10th, 2024|Categories: Demographic challenges, Economy of the Family, European Union, Latest News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , |

Brussels, 10th June 2024 Today the Federation of Catholic Family Associations in Europe (FAFCE) has written an open letter to all elected MEPs after the 2024 European Parliament elections, signed by FAFCE President Vincenzo Bassi on behalf of its

606, 2024

PRESS RELEASE FAFCE develops policy toolkit ahead of new European Parliament legislature

June 6th, 2024|Categories: Ageing, Children's Rights, Demographic challenges, Economy of the Family, European Union, FAFCE, Family & Work-life balance, Human dignity, Latest News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Brussels, 5th June 2024 FAFCE has developed a policy toolkit for elected Members of the European Parliament and EU institutions for the new legislative period, starting after this weekend elections (6th-9th June) all over EU Member States. More than

3005, 2024

FAFCE intervenes at Council of Europe event on education and subsidiarity

May 30th, 2024|Categories: Council of Europe, FAFCE, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: , , , , , |

Brussels, 30th May 2024 On Monday, Policy Officer Teresa Gerns intervened on behalf of FAFCE at an event at the Council of Europe. The event, entitled Education, Citizenship, Subsidiarity was held under the patronage of Marija Pejčinović Burić, Secretary

2805, 2024

FAFCE welcomes inclusion of the ‘exploitation of surrogacy’ in human trafficking directive

May 28th, 2024|Categories: Children's Rights, European Union, Human dignity, Latest News|Tags: , , , |

Brussels, 28th May 2024 The Council of the European Union adopted a directive on Monday focused on the topic of human trafficking. Building on the already existing directive, the latest addition includes "the exploitation of surrogacy, of forced marriage

2305, 2024

European Child Shield Platform publishes advocacy document

May 23rd, 2024|Categories: Children's Rights, European Union, FAFCE, Latest News|Tags: , , , |

Brussels, 23rd May 2024 The European Child Shield Platform is encouraging stakeholders and politicians in Europe to raise awareness about the destructive impact of sexual abuse material online. FAFCE, working with a range of organisations who form the membership

1505, 2024

PRESS RELEASE Integral ecology needs at its core the recognition of the family

May 15th, 2024|Categories: Ageing, Demographic challenges, Economy of the Family, European Union, FAFCE Members, Human dignity, Latest News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , |

Brno, 15th May 2024 Today, on International Day of Families, FAFCE passed a resolution on the centrality of the family in the ecological transition. Hosted by FAFCE's Czech Member organisation in Brno, the Spring Board Meeting's resolution connected ecology