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AGF Statement on the Draft Bill of the Compatibility Directive Implementation Act - VRUG

[4. 5. 2022] The AGF has published a statement on the plans of the Federal Government to implement the so-called EU Work-Life balnace Package. On 4 April 2019, this directive was adopted, which contains new rules for better reconciliation of family life and work. The deadline for the national implementation is 2 August 2022.

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EuropaNews April 2022

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[29. 4. 2022] The current issue of AGF EuropaNews for April 2022 has been published. As always, you will find news relevant to family and social policy from the European level and from the Member States of the European Union. In this issue, we report on the agreement to revise the EU VAT Directive and the resolutions of the EU Parliament on the protection of children and women fleeing Ukraine. In addition, EuropaNews contains references to current reports and studies and to interesting events in the coming weeks.

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EU facilitates reduction of VAT on children's products - a good opportunity for the German government

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[6. 4. 2022] On 05 April 2022, the European Council adopted a revision of the VAT Directive. This will make it easier in future for national governments to apply the reduced VAT rate, especially on children's clothing and footwear. The family organisations demand that the Federal Government implements these possibilities quickly.
 

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EuropaNews March 2022

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[30. 3. 2022] EuropaNews' March issue was published today. We cover the EU commissions's plans for a European Care Strategy and the ministerial conference on the implementation of the EU child guarantee. We also inform about the efforts of children's rights organisations to help children and families fleeing from Ukraine. As usual, we recommend interesting aktuelle publications and events on family and social policy.

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AGF expert talks on the EU Child Guarantee and its measures in the areas of "education and child care" and "housing"

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[30. 3. 2022] Today, the AGF held two online expert discussions on the "European Child Guarantee". A total of 26 experts from various associations, science and practice took part in the two discussions on the topics of "education / care" and "housing" of the Child Guarantee.

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Documentation of European expert meeting on Live Ins

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[9. 3. 2022] Last autumn, the AGF discussed the topic of "live-in care", i.e. the support of people in need of care by foreign care workers in the home, in a European expert meeting. The documentation of the event has now been published in German and English.

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