Tag Archives: A Word from the Director

We are stuck on gender equality, so let’s change the game!

On the 21st October, the European Women’s Lobby organised a very interesting event in the European Parliament, hosted by MEP Catherine Bearder, on advancing gender equality in business. Even though it was great to be listening to the panellists either … 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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This campaign for COFACE is a journey, and we haven’t reached our destination yet!

As you know, this year we were very much focused on the advocacy campaign to have 2014 designated as the European Year for Reconciling Work and Family Life. Even though it is the 19th December, up until today we still … Continue reading

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Happy International Day of Families to you!

Yes, it is today, our Big Day at COFACE. The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed the 15th May each year to be celebrated as a day of families since 1993. This year, the topic for the day has been … Continue reading

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Generation X

What if there was an added dimension to the current crisis, and it being one of the greatest generational divides there ever was, namely between the Babyboomers and the Generation X? The Babyboomers term refers to people born between 1946 … Continue reading

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