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1503, 2024

FAFCE responds to Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

March 15th, 2024|Categories: Children's Rights, Economy of the Family, European Union, Latest News, Rural and Remote Areas|Tags: , , , , , , |

Brussels, 15th March 2024 On Tuesday, MEPs adopted a new Energy Performance of Buildings Directive. The plans, agreed on by the Council, aim to make the EU building sector carbon neutral by 2050. The targets set by the Directive

1503, 2024

FAFCE welcomes resolution to create an annual designation of European Capitals of Children

March 15th, 2024|Categories: Children's Rights, Demographic challenges, Economy of the Family, European Union, Human dignity, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Brussels, 15th March 2024 FAFCE welcomes the resolution on the creation of a European initiative for an annual designation of European Capitals of Children. The resolution was passed by the European Parliament yesterday. The resolution highlights the following: Children's

1503, 2024

FAFCE comment on the Inclusion of the right to abortion in the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights

March 15th, 2024|Categories: Children's Rights, Demographic challenges, European Union, FAFCE, Human dignity, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Brussels, 15th March 2024 Yesterday the European Parliament debated the Inclusion of the right to abortion in the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights. This debate comes less than a week after President Macron enshrined the 'right' to abortion in

1303, 2024

FAFCE statement on France’s constitutional inclusion of abortion

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

Brussels, 13th March 2024 Last week, France became the only country today to enshrine the "fundamental liberty" to an abortion. This week, President Macron announced a process to legalise euthanasia. The wording for the constitutional inclusion on abortion was

1303, 2024

11th Anniversary of Pope Francis’ Election

March 13th, 2024|Categories: Demographic challenges, Economy of the Family, European Union, Family & Work-life balance, Heroes of the Family Movement, Human dignity, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: , , , , , |

Brussels, 13th March 2024 Today we celebrate the 11th anniversary of the election of Pope Francis. The first Jesuit Pope and the first from the Americas, his pontificate has been historic in form as well as substance ever since

1203, 2024

FAFCE to co-host conference: Investing in the Family, Investing in the Future

March 12th, 2024|Categories: Children's Rights, Demographic challenges, Economy of the Family, European Union, FAFCE, Family & Work-life balance, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Brussels, 12th March 2024 FAFCE will co-host a conference with Romana Tomc MEP entitled Investing in the Family, Investing in the Future in Brussels on Tuesday 19th March 2024.  The conference emphasizes the significance of investing in family policies

1203, 2024

FAFCE statement on the discussion of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council

March 12th, 2024|Categories: Council of Europe, Demographic challenges, Economy of the Family, European Union, Family & Work-life balance, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: , , , , |

Brussels, 12th March 2024 FAFCE welcomes the discussion of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council on 11th March. Families should be at the core of policy-making, particularly vulnerable families and large families. The Council called upon

1203, 2024

FAFCE welcomes EU directive on platform workers

March 12th, 2024|Categories: Demographic challenges, Economy of the Family, European Union, Family & Work-life balance, Human dignity, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Brussels, 12th March 2024 On Monday 11th March, EU member states approved an agreement on the rights of platform workers. Considered under the status of contractor or self-employed, this directive provides a pathway towards the protections that are granted

1103, 2024

PRESS RELEASE Irish referendum on family and motherhood: “common sense is back”

March 11th, 2024|Categories: European Union, FAFCE Members, Family & Work-life balance, Heroes of the Family Movement, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education, Press Release, Rural and Remote Areas|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Brussels, 11th of March 2024 The people of the Republic of Ireland rejected proposed constitutional changes during two referendum votes on Friday. Family networks were crucial to the successful NoNo campaign, whereas the failed YesYes campaign was supported by

803, 2024

International Women’s Day 2024: Carla Di Lello

March 8th, 2024|Categories: European Union, FAFCE, FAFCE Members, Family & Work-life balance, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Brussels, 8th March 2024 Every 8th March the world celebrates International Women's Day. To celebrate the occasion, we have spoken to a couple of strong women around FAFCE who promote the family. Please read our feature interview with FAFCE