Monthly Archives: October 2012

Written Declaration Nr. 32: the race for signatures has started!

PRESS RELEASE – STRASBOURG, 22 October // COFACE is glad to announce that the Written Declaration asking for the designation of 2014 to be the European Year for Reconciling Work and Family Life was presented on Monday 22 October in … Continue reading

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The Power of We!

To mark the International Blog Action Day 2012, on the 15th October, let me dwell a little bit on what we hope to achieve with our 2014 European Year campaign, and why we are writing this blog. The International Blog … Continue reading

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Office-warming party / Pendaison de crémaillère

Version française plus bas COFACE’s last Administrative Council on Monday, 8 October 2012 was followed by an office-warming party held in our newly-refurbished offices at 17 rue de Londres, Brussels. COFACE’s Administrators along with many colleagues from other European networks … Continue reading

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Becoming employment policy experts

(traduction française plus bas) The European policy discourse is overwhelmingly dominated by the issue of the rising and prolonged European unemployment rates, and therefore we don’t have a choice but to channel family policy into the labour market policy arena. … Continue reading

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How reconciliation measures can influence your volunteer life?

People often wonder how others have time beside their often demanding and stressful jobs to spend more time with their children, being as a coach of a football team, or participating in local community activities by organising excursions for older people. No, … Continue reading

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