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Federal Cross of Merit for Edith Schwab

Foto Edith Schwab, President of AGF

Eidth Schwab

[15.07.2010] The President of the Association of German Family Organisations, Edith Schwab, is to be awarded the Federal Cross of Merit on ribbon, on the 17th of August 2010 in Mainz.

 

The chairwoman of the German Association of Single Parents as well as the Association of German Family Organisations shall be honoured with this ribbon of commendation for her social engagement on a national and federal level. Edith Schwab is a lawyer of family law in Speyer and was, between the years 1996-2002, vice chairwoman of the German Federal state, Rheinland Pfalz's  association of the German Association of Single Parents, a position she also occupies at the federal level from the year 1999 onwards. In 2001 she was elected as federal chairwoman of the German Association of Single Parents and is also the 2009 and 2010 President of the Association of German Family Organisations . As of May 2009 Edith Schwab is the president of the newly founded organisation of single parent families on the European level, (EnoS European Network of Single parent families) .

The Federal Cross of Merit on ribbon shall be presented on the 17th of August 2010 in Mainz by Kurt Beck, the minister president of the German federal state of Rheinland-Pfalz.