Category Archives: European Parliament

Now would you believe it…

that the European Parliament Communications team highlights work-life balance as one of the great benefits of living in Europe – and indirectly of the work of the European Parliament. As the European Elections are coming closer (25th May), the European … Continue reading

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The Year is officially launched!

COFACE officially launched the 2014 Year of Reconciling Work and Family Life in Europe, on the 23rd January in the European Parliament. MEP Marian Harkin hosted the event, and she also gave a very inspirational speech for those who came … Continue reading

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2014 is here, so let the work begin!

Firstly let us wish all our followers a Happy New Year and our best wishes for 2014. We really appreciate the interest you have shown in our campaign, and the continued support during the past almost 2 years. The elephant … Continue reading

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Have a look at all the friendly MEPs supporting our 2014 European Year campaign!

Photo opportunity with a Penguin, un album sur Flickr. We have asked all the MEPs, who have already shown their support for our 2014 European Year campaign by signing the Written Declaration, to give our campaign one more chance! It’s … Continue reading

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Make 2014 the European Year for Reconciling Work and Family life

Independent MEP Marian Harkin called yesterday on the European Commission to “urgently come to a final decision and declare 2014 the European year for reconciling work and family life”. She noted that a “significant pan-European grassroots campaign has coalesced around … Continue reading

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Looking forward to it!

Our Written Declaration 0032/2012 on the European Year for Reconciling Work and Family Life,  signed by 388 Members, was officially adopted by the European Parliament on 11 March 2013. The European Year campaign has already been supported by many national … Continue reading

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The story of a campaign…

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European Parliament majority support for 2014 European Year for Reconciling Work and Family Life

COFACE, the Confederation of Family Organisation is proud to announce that the European Parliament officially adopted on the 7th February 2013 with 388 signatures (more than half of its members) the Written Declaration Nr.32 calling for the designation of 2014 … Continue reading

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240 – still 138 to go…

EN/FR Our third time in Strasbourg was very intensive, swift and weary. 240 received signatures in terms of our European Year 2014 Written Declaration is a lot and huge recognition of our work, but still not enough to get the … Continue reading

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And the number is…

Thank you!

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