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European Expert meeting on digitalization

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[4. 7. 2017] Yesterday, on 3 July, AGF carried out an European Expert meeting on digitalization and family. Around 30 participants from Germany and other European countries discussed the question: "Growing up digital – How can we make the internet safe for children and young people?"

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EuropaNews June 2017

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[30. 6. 2017] Today, the June 2017 issue of AGF EuropaNews was published. As usual, you will find the most important developments concerning family policy at the European level and from the European states. It also provides you with links to reports and studies as well as interesting upcoming events. Unfortunately, AGF EuropaNews is only available in German.

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Family organisations on fifth Report on Poverty and Wealth: Fighting child poverty is a first order task

AGF on child poverty

[28. 6. 2017] Today the Fifth Report on Poverty and Wealth in Germany is presented and discussed in the German Bundestag. Against that background, the family organsation represented by AGF appeal to make the fight against child poverty a first order task, which also finds its way into the next coalition agreement and therefore has to be consequently followed in the next legislative term.

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Fighting child poverty with a general action plan

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[2. 6. 2017] In regard of todays debate in the Bundestag about the Fifth Report on Poverty and Wealth in Germany, AGF and Deutsches Kinderhilfswerk point out the necessity of a comprehensive action plan against child poverty, combining the forces of all relevant ministries. In a letter to the chairs of the parties and groups represented in Bundestag as well as to the Federal Minister for Social Affairs, Andrea Nahles and the Federal Minister for Families, Manuela Schwesig, both organisations call for urgent action to address child poverty and put it on first place on the political agenda, even after the up-coming elections in September.

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EuropaNews May 2017

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[31. 5. 2017] The May issue of AGF EuropaNews provides information about recent family policy related news from Europe and the European Union. It also comprises references to studies, reports and upcoming events. Unfortunately, AGF EuropaNews is only available in German.

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Refugees must have a right to family reunification!

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[28. 4. 2017] The General Assembly of AGF appeals to the German Bundestag to take care of the unity of the family also for refugees.  Regarding its plenary session, at which such a proposal of the opposition parties was said to be discussed, the family organisations of AGF called for a rollback of the given limits for family reunification for people having only a subsidiary status.

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