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EuropaNews July 2022

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[29. 7. 2022] In this issue we cover the Council’s conclusions on the EU strategy on the rights of the child and the European accessibility act entering into force. We also refer to a common statement on the Council’s conclusions by several children’s and human rights organisations. As usual we also update you on family and social policy news from the European countries and recommend interesting publications and events.

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AGF is seeking a project coordinator and free lance support

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[22. 7. 2022] For the Bundesforum Familie (National Forum for Families) AGF is looking for aa project coordinator and free lance support starting in October 2022 in Berlin. It is required to be fluent in German (oral and written). Applications are welcome until 21 August.

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Report on the AGF  expert discussion "Supporting parents and grandparents in transnational families

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[21. 7. 2022] Although great progress has been made in migration research in recent decades, there are still unanswered questions regarding transnational, intergenerational support relationships. The particular difficulties faced by older people in need of care and their relatives in transnational family relationships are rarely discussed in care and family policy contexts. Furthermore, there are deficits in both knowledge and implementation with regard to the needs-based design of welfare state support services for transnational families with (grand)parents in need of help and care.

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Report on the AGF conference "The federal government’s plans for family policy

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[1. 7. 2022] On 24 June 2022, the AGF held a conference in Berlin on the federal government’s plans for family policy in the current legislative period. In the first part of the event, the guidelines of the Federal Government’s family policy were presented by the Parliamentary State Secretary, Mrs. Ekin Deligöz. In the second part, two topical initiatives on time policy were commented on by Stefan Reuyß (SowiTra) and Frank Schumann (Bundesverband wir pflegen): the reform of the parental allowance and parental leave and the revision of the two laws on carers leave and family care leave.

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EuropaNews June 2022

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[13. 7. 2022] The June issue of EuropaNews was published today. We inform about the current state of the EU Child Guarantee's implementation, activities on occasion of the International Plan of Action on Ageing's 20th anniversary and other family and social policy news. We also recommend interesting publications and events. Unfortunately, EuropaNews is available in German only.

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AGF recommendations on the Child Guarantee topics "Education and Care" and "Housing"

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[31. 5. 2022] The AGF accompanies the process of implementing the "European Guarantee for Children" with expert discussions and recommendation papers. The AGF has submitted recommendations on two further topics for the National Action Plan "New Opportunities for Children in Germany", which is currently being drafted.

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