Category Archives: Events

Are families ready for digital changes? – COFACE at the OECD Ministerial Meeting on Digital Economy

We were very pleased to participate in the OECD 2016 Ministerial Meeting on Digital Economy: Innovation, Growth and Social Prosperity last week, to bring the family perspective and to explore new topics and challenges to better understand the impact of … Continue reading

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Creating Labour Market Conditions Favourable for Work-Life Balance

Following the announcement by the European Commission of a new initiative called “New start to address the challenges of work-life balance faced by working families”, the European Parliament Committees EMPL and FEMM, decided to draft jointly, an own initiative report … Continue reading

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Please mark your calendars! SDGs and Gender Equality conference is coming!

First of all let me wish you a bright and fruitful New Year. For COFACE, 2016 will be dedicated to “New policies for 21st century families”. We will be dealing with exciting topics this year such as financial inclusion, SDGs … Continue reading

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COFACE event on transnational families aims at breaking gender and ethnic stereotypes and taboos!

5-6 November 2015 | Families Beyond Borders conference in Sofia, Bulgaria Participants of the training “Designing and implementing your advocacy campaign for transnational families” | Photo © 2015 Ana Pérez On the 5-6 November 2015, COFACE, the Confederation of Family Organisations … Continue reading

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Financial inclusion and alternatives to mainstream banking for all families

All families have needs. Having a place to live, paying the bills, acquiring a means of transportation or simply being able to make and receive payments with a bank account. Financial services are essential to all households but some are … Continue reading

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Marking the 25th Anniversary of the adoption of the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child #CRC25

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted on the 20th November 1989, and today also marks the beginning of our closer cooperation with the different United Nations structures, as we have been recently granted special consultative … Continue reading

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Family and Work: challenges for the balance

COFACE was invited to participate in the seminar “Family and Work: challenges for the balance”, organised by the NUST Network (New Social Uses of Time) created by the city of Barcelona. The NUST network gathers more than seventy companies that … Continue reading

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