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Press Releases

1201, 2021

Press Release | Latvia: FAFCE supports the Constitutional Amendment in favour of Marriage and Family

January 12th, 2021|Categories: European Union, Parenthood & Children education, Press Release|Tags: , , , , |

Brussels, 12 January 2021 “We support the efforts of the Latvian legislators towards the recognition of marriage as the stable union of a man and a woman, at the basis of the family, in its fundamental law” – these

312, 2020

Press Release | COMECE-FAFCE reflection on the role of the elderly in times of demographic change

December 3rd, 2020|Categories: Demographic challenges, European Union, Family & Work-life balance, Human dignity, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

“Elderly people are a gift and a resource, [...] they cannot be seen as separated from communities”, states FAFCE, together with the Commission of the Bishops' Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) in the reflection paper “The Elderly and the Future of

112, 2020

FAFCE highlights the role of parents for the EU strategy on the rights of the child (2021-2024)

December 1st, 2020|Categories: Economy of the Family, European Union, FAFCE, Family & Work-life balance, Latest News, Parenthood & Children education, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , |

FAFCE has been committed for the past years to bring the voice of families at the institutional level in Europe, especially through continuous contributions to the public consultations, which are an integral part of the legislative process of the

1011, 2020

Press Release | FAFCE Board: Family is the heart of the post-pandemic recovery

November 10th, 2020|Categories: Demographic challenges, European Union, FAFCE Members, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

FAFCE held today its bi-annual Board Meeting, gathering representatives of Members Associations from all over Europe. Sharing the same concerns for the future of Europe after the pandemic, FAFCE Members adopted a Resolution on “Family is the heart of

1011, 2020

FAFCE Board Resolution | Family is the heart of the post-pandemic recovery

November 10th, 2020|Categories: Demographic challenges, Economy of the Family, European Union, FAFCE Resolutions, Latest News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

FAFCE Board Resolution Family is the heart of the post-pandemic recovery Online Board Meeting, 10 November 2020 The future is only possible with children, and the post-pandemic recovery will only be possible with the family. The Federation of Catholic

3007, 2020

Press Release | FAFCE’s President to EUCO Members: “Sustainable development only possible through demographic and family policies”

July 30th, 2020|Categories: Demographic challenges, European Union, FAFCE, FAFCE Members, Latest News, Press Release|

Brussels, 30 July 2020 Finding resources for family policies able to face the current demographic winter. This is the true challenge to make of the post-pandemic recovery a moment of regeneration for our Continent. This is the call made by the

2606, 2020

Press Release | Demographic Challenges and Sustainable Development. A new chapter for Family Policies in Europe?

June 26th, 2020|Categories: Demographic challenges, European Union, Latest News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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,

1506, 2020

Press Release | World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: More Family is the Answer to Prevent Elder Abuse

June 15th, 2020|Categories: Demographic challenges, Human dignity, Latest News, Press Release, United Nations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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

506, 2020

Press Release | The COVID-19 crisis unveiled the rock of people’s lives: the family

June 5th, 2020|Categories: Family & Work-life balance, Parenthood & Children education, Press Release|Tags: , , , |

Brussels, 5 June 2020 “The current pandemic has reminded to all of us that the rock of people's lives is in the family”: in this way FAFCE’s President, Vincenzo Bassi, welcomes the joint message released by the Presidencies of

106, 2020

Global Day of Parents: Honouring Motherhood and Fatherhood

June 1st, 2020|Categories: Latest News, Parenthood & Children education, Press Release|

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