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Europa News December 2014

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[19. 12. 2014] The last issue of AGF „Europa News" in 2014 is out now. Because of Christmas the „Europa News" has been published some days before the end of the month. It contains important news on family policy on the European level and in the Member States of the European Union as well as interesting upcoming events next year. The AGF-Team hopes you enjoy the reading and wishes a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Europa News November 2014

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[28. 11. 2014] The current issue of the AGF „Europa News" for the month of November has been published today. It contains important news on family policy on the European level and in the Member States of the European Union. In the „Europa News" you will also find links to reports and studies as well as interesting upcoming events for the next few weeks. The „AGF Europa News" are only available in German.

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Family policy in the past, present and future

AGF chairman Dr. Klaus Zeh

[21. 11. 2014] On 20 November 2014 around 120 guests followed the AGF invitation to a podium discussion in the representation of the Free State Thuringia in Berlin on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of AGF. Following a review on the history of AGF and an official speech of German Family Minister, Manuela Schwesig, experts from politics, science and civil society discussed: "Families in the year 2014 - a vision. What is to be done"?

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60th anniversary of AGF - part 5

60th anniversary of AGF

[13. 11. 2014] In 1954, exactly 60 years ago the AGF was founded. Since then a lot has happened in family politics and of course also within the AGF. Therefore the AGF looks back with a series of articles looking at her work over the past 60 years as well as looking on the society-political changes which form the framework for familiy politics. This article looks into the 90s, highlighting the reunification and important rulings of the German Constitutional Court.

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Europa News October 2014

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[31. 10. 2014] Today the current AGF Europa News of the month of October 2014 is published. There you will find important family and social political news from the European level and in the Member States of the European Union. In the Europa News you will also find links to reports and studies as well as interesting upcoming events for the next few weeks.

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Familiy orientated world of work instead of family planning on ice

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[24. 10. 2014] On occasion of the discussions on the proposal of companies, to pay for the ova freezing of their employees for a postponed pregnancy, the family organisations declare: This "social freezing" is the totally wrong aproach in the sense of a family orientated working world. Instead, they argue for aproaches that allow having children and having a carreer at the same time.

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AGF meets chancellor Merkel

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[23. 10. 2014] On 22 October 2011 the German family organisations united within the AGF met German chancellor Angela Merkel for an exchange of views and opinions. The same day AGF held its general members meeting in Berlin.

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60th anniversary of AGF - part 4

60th anniversary of AGF

[20. 10. 2014] In 1954, exactly 60 years ago the AGF was founded. Since then a lot has happened in family politics and of course also within the AGF. Therefore the AGF looks back with a series of articles looking at her work over the past 60 years as well as looking on the society-political changes which form the framework for familiy politics. This forth part has a deeper look on the 80s. Unfortunaltely this part is only available in German.

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Europa News of September 2014

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[30. 9. 2014] Today the current AGF Europa News of the month of September 2014 is published. There you will find important family and social political news from the European level and in the Member States of the European Union. In the Europa News you will also find links to reports and studies that have been published since the European summer break as well as interesting upcoming events for the next few months.

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Network meeting of Bundesforum Familie

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[22. 9. 2014] On Friday, 19 September the Bundesforum Familie (National Forum Family) held its network meeting of 2014. In the morning the two working groups of Bundesforum Famile came together to have a joint meeting on the topic of inclusion.

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AGF at World Children's Day Festival in Berlin

[18. 9. 2014] On the next Sunday the central World Children's Day Festival again will take place at the Potsdamer Platz. And like the years before the AGF will join the festival to present itself and its work. The AGF invites young and old to Speed Stacking and sensing everyday objects.


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Europa News of August 2014

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[29. 8. 2014] The current AGF Europa News of the holiday-month of August is out now. There you will find important family and social political news from the European level and in the Member States of the European Union. In the Europa News you will also find links to reports and studies that have been published during the European summer break as well as interesting upcoming events for the next few weeks.

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Bundesforum Familie: Website-Relaunch

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[18. 8. 2014]  In recent months the website of the Bundesforum Familie, a federal consortium of more than 100 associations working in the field of family affairs, has been completely redesigned. Now the nationwide network presents in a new look under www.bundesforum-familie.de.

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60th anniversary of AGF - part 3

60th anniversary of AGF

[12. 8. 2014] In 1954, exactly 60 years ago the AGF was founded. Since then a lot has happened in family politics and of course also within the AGF. Therefore the AGF looks back with a series of articles looking at her work over the past 60 years as well as looking on the society-political changes which form the framework for familiy politics. This third part has a deeper look on the 70s. Unfortunaltely this part is only available in German.

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Europa News of July 2014

[31. 7. 2014] Today the current AGF Europa News is out. Right before the european summer break starts. There you will find the most important family and social political news from the European level and in the Member States of the European Union. It also contains references to reports and studies as well as interesting upcoming events. Enjoy reading!

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Europa News of June 2014

[30. 6. 2014] The AGF Europa Newsletter from June 2014 is now out. There you will find the most important family and social political news from the Member States of the European Union and from the European level, for example the country-specific recommendations prepared by the European Commission. It also contains references to reports and studies as well as interesting upcoming events.

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Expert Meeting: Family time policy as a policy field

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[18. 6. 2014] On Tuesday, 18 June ca. 35 european experts met on invitation of AGF to discuss the implementation of a so-called “family time policy” in different european states. They had a close look on the examples of Germany, the "Benelux"-states as well as the nothern states. Additionally an important pace-setter for family time was set into focus: a comparison of measures for reconciling work and family life.

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AGF at Green Festival

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[2. 6. 2014] UPDATE: Report and pictures; The Umweltfestival around the Brandenburger Tor already has become a beloved tradition in Berlin. This year it will take place on the 1st June and like the years before the AGF will join the festival to present itself and its work.

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Europa News of May 2014

[28. 5. 2014] The "Europa News" of AGF informs about activities on the European level concerning family matters and is published at the end of each month. The new issue from May 2014 is out now. As always, you will also find hints for interesting up-coming events.  Unfortunately the news are published in German only.

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60th anniversary of AGF - part 2

60 Jahre AGF

[26. 5. 2014] In 1954, exactly 60 years ago the AGF was founded. Since then a lot has happened in family politics and of course also within the AGF. Therefore the AGF looks back with a series of articles looking at her work over the past 60 years as well as looking on the society-political changes which form the framework for familiy politics. This second part takes above all the sixties in the look.

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20 years International Year of the Family – from ‘other stuff’ to the cornerstone

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[19. 5. 2014] On the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the International Year of the Family the German family organisations warn not to rest on the laurels of single measures but to continue to work consistently and effectively towards a family-friendly society. Even though family policy has moved quite a bit in the last 20 years, much remains to be done.

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Europa News of April 2014

[24. 4. 2014] The current issue of AGF Europa News of April 2014 is out now. Because of organizational reasons, he has been published this month a few days earlier. This newsletter contains new information about family-related decisions on the European level of the month of April and is only available in german. Have i nice reading!

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Europa News of March 2014

[31. 3. 2014] The new issue of the AGF Europa News in March 2014 is now online. Read about family-related news of the European level and new studies concerning family matters that have been published. It is published at the end of each month. The Newsletter is only available in German.

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UPDATE – YouTube Videos available: #FamiliesVOTE2014 published

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[31. 3. 2014] In a joint event by COFACE, Eurofound and AGF, the publication "#FamiliesVOTE2014 - Helping you make your choice for the 2014 European Parliament Elections" was launched in Berlin. Additionally a Policy Brief by Eurofound was presented to discuss how to tackle the current political distrust and disengagement of European citizens, at the same time motivate voters to get engaged in having more information on the EU, specifically the European Parliament, and vote at the EP elections in May.

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60th anniversary of AGF

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[25. 3. 2014] Today, 60 years ago, the constitutive meeting of AGF found place. From 10am to 3.30pm the representatives of the three founding members (DFV, FDK, eaf) met and discussed their first decisions. On the occasion of the jubilee AGF at irregular intervals will have a look back to its history.

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New documentations online

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[24. 3. 2014] The documentations of the conference “Ways to a family oriented labour market” from 29 October 2013 and of the expert meeting “No Space for Families? Inclusion and Housing“ from 30 August 2013 are online. The booklets summarize all central conclusions of the events. 

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Europa News February 2014

[27. 2. 2014] The new issue of AGF EuropaNews was published today. It contains the major news from February 2014 from European level and European Countries concerning families. Unfortunately the EuropaNews are only available in German.

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#FamiliesVOTE2014 debate on 28 March

FamilyVote2014

[27. 2. 2014] On 28 March a debate in Berlin will focus on what the European parties/groups have to say to family related topics and at the same time motivate voters to get engaged in having more information on the EU, specifically the European Parliament, and vote at the EP elections in May. The event is co-organised by COFACE, Eurofound AGF, with the participation of students, volunteers, bloggers, civil society representatives and journalists.

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Safer Internet Day on 11. Feb

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[11. 2. 2014] The Safer Internet Day this year is celebrated today. It was initiated by the European Commission to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones amongst children and young people. The slogan of this years edition will be "Let's create a better internet together". AGF has published a leaflet raising the awareness of, especially, families for the problem of behavioural advertisment on the internet.

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Europa News of January 2014

[30. 1. 2014] The latest issue of the AGF Newsletter "Europa News" is out now. It is the first newsletter in 2014, informing about european family-policy related news in January 2014. Enjoy the reading!

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