Category Archives: EY2014

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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We have already explained and said a lot about the Written Declaration number 32, therefore it is getting more and more challenging to make up new stories and ideas. Still, I can clearly and loudly express that on behalf of … Continue reading

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Hello world!! 334 MEPs have signed the WD32 on Reconciling work and family life!

Written Declaration 0032/2012

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The one about doubt…

Here we are, in snowy Strasbourg again, in the European Parliament, and I thought that I would try to share with you the emotional rollercoaster this campaign means to us.  Every time we come, and we usually travel from Brussels … 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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Trio Presidency work programme endorses 2014 as European Year for Reconciling Work and Family Life!

At the 3210th meeting of the General Affairs Council in Brussels on the 11th December 2012, the representatives of the up-coming Trio Presidency, namely Ireland, Lithuania and Greece presented their 18 months work programme setting out the Council’s work as … Continue reading

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Nobody can resist a big, soft Penguin

We are into our third day on the third session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg. We had a very nice moment, when our four Co-signatory MEPS came together to pose for some photos with our Penguins: In addition, we … Continue reading

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Another vlog from Strasbourg…

Here we are, on our second day in Strasbourg. We try to speak to as many individual MEPs as possible, in order to really convey the message of the Year, and what we would like to achieve with it. Some … Continue reading

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The Penguins have arrived at the EP in Strasbourg!

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