Tag Archives: European Year 2014

COFACE’s Annual Report 2014 launched!

by Ana Pérez 2014 was a special year for COFACE. It was the year of our successful campaign Reconciling Work and Family life in Europe. We organised three main events in close collaboration with the Greek and Italian European Presidencies … 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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Can you believe it’s already December?

2013 is almost over, and if you have been following our campaign of the past 2 years, you may know, that a Big Year lies ahead for COFACE. We still don’t know, whether 2014 would be the official European Year … Continue reading

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Mr. Barroso answers to COFACE – finally!

We finally had the opportunity to ask a question directly to the President of the European Commission, Mr. Barroso about what he thinks about what Europe can do to improve the quality of life of families, and the balance of … Continue reading

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Will the European Commission make a difference?

The Trio Presidency said YES, the European Parliament said YES and now the question is: Will the European Commission make a difference in the lives of all families in Europe by designating 2014 as the European Year for Reconciling Work … Continue reading

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Measures to help reconcile work, private and family life

Good work-life balance promotes the well-being of workers. It can also contribute to achieving major EU policy goals: stimulating employment (especially among women and older workers); promoting child and youth development; and encouraging gender equality. In Europe, more than one … Continue reading

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