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EuropeNews December 2018

[21. 12. 2018] Today, the December issue of AGF EuropaNews was published. As usual, it provides you with news about the most important developments concerning family policy at the European level and from the European states. You will also find links to reports and studies as well as interesting upcoming events. Unfortunately, our newsletter is only available in German.

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 EuropaNews November 2018

[30. 11. 2018] Today, the November 2018 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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Video of panel discussion on the impact of digitalisation on families (only in german)

[8. 11. 2018] Find a new Video of a panel discussion on the impact of digitalisation on families (german only) on our website.

The panel discussion debated these questions: What conflicts may arise from digital media in families? What is the best framework for families to profit from best from digitalisation and what should be done?

 

Parents and professionals often have different perspectives and solutions on these questions.

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Documentation of the AGF meeting on the EU Work-Life-Balance Package

[7. 11. 2018]  The documentation of the AGF expert meeting on the EU Work-Life-Balance Package, that took place on July 2 this year, is available for download or in print. It is published in German / English language. The printed version can be ordered for free of charge at the AGF-office.

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EuropaNews October 2018

[31. 10. 2018] The October issue of AGF EuropaNews ist out now. There are news on the Work-Life-Balance package, some developments in Scotland, Hungary and other states as well as from the European institutions.

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EuropaNews September 2018

[28. 9. 2018] The September 2018 issue of AGF EuropaNews ist out. Among others, the trilogue between the European Commission and the European Parliament on the Euopean Commission's Work-Life-Balance package proposal have started in September

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Panel discussion on family and digitalisation

[5. 9. 2018] AGF invites to a panel discussion on the impact of digitalisation on families. We will discuss questions that often arise in families such as: What conflicts may arise in families? What is the best framework for families to profit from best from digitalisation and what should be done? Parents and professionals often have different perspectives and solutions on these questions.

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EuropaNews August 2018

[31. 8. 2018] The newest issue of AGF EuropaNews provides information about social and family policy related news from Europe and the European Union for the month of August 2018. It also comprises references to studies, reports and upcoming events. Unfortunately, AGF EuropaNews is only available in German.

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EuropaNews July 2018

[31. 7. 2018] The current issue of AGF EuropaNews is out now. It presents the latest activities regarding families in Europe. For instance, the European Parliament hast dealt with the Work-Life-Balance package proposal by the European Commission.

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Part 4 of series of publications on German subsistance level for children

[5. 7. 2018] With this series AGF makes a stocktaking of the current system to secure a subsistance level for children in Germany. Today the forth and final part of the series on the subsistance level for children in the German covers the maintenance law and the law on children's bonus allowance and was published today. It is available as pdf.

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EuropaNews June 2018

[30. 6. 2018] The lates issue of AGF EuropaNews was published today. As usual, it contains current activities regarding families on the european level and in european countries. In this issue the work-life-balance package is one of the main topics, because the European Council had a dicission on it on 21 June. The EuropaNews are only published in German.

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Family organisations: Work-Life-Balance Package has to be supported

[18. 6. 2018] The family organisations urge the German govenment to support the work-life-balance package on the next meeting of the European Council on 21 JUne. This is clained by the organisations in the run-up to the meeting on which the states will have a decision on the initiaitive. A positive decision is not yet aussured.

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Joint letter on reunification of refugee families

[11. 6. 2018] On occasion of the public hearing and the parliamentary process on the reunification of refugee families AGF, the Federation of German Trade Unions, Diakonie Germany, the German league for the child, the Association of German Development NGOs and the Central Committee of German Catholics pledge jointly for not accepting the draft proposal on further limitation of reunification.

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EuropaNews May 2018

[31. 5. 2018] Today, the May 2018 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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AGF is seeking a policy officer

[17. 5. 2018] AGF is looking for a policy officer / reasearch consultant starting at 1 August in Berlin. It is required to be fluent in German (oral and written). Applications are welcome until 27 May.

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Draft law on Reunifaction of refugee families should be reworked

[9. 5. 2018] The family organisations ask the members of the federal cabinet to rework the draft law on the subsequent immigration of refugee families and not to agree on the restriction of reunification. Instead of juggling with abstract numbers on the back of the families, Germany should help to protect families from crises areas and war zones.

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EuropaNews April 2018

[30. 4. 2018] Today, the April 2018 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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EuropaNews March 2018

[29. 3. 2018] The newest issue of AGF EuropaNews provides information about social and family policy related news from Europe and the European Union for the month of March 2018. It also comprises references to studies, reports and upcoming events. Unfortunately, AGF EuropaNews is only available in German.

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AGF Paper on a minimum subsistence level for children - part 3 published

[1. 3. 2018] With its series, AGF surveys the current system of a minimum subsistence level for children in Germany. Today, the third part on the minimum maintenance payment has been published online. Previous papers already dealt with the minimim subsistence level in tax and social law. All three papers published so far can be downloaded as pfd.

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EuropaNews February 2018

[28. 2. 2018] The newest issue of AGF EuropaNews provides information about social and family policy related news from Europe and the European Union for the month of February 2018. It also comprises references to studies, reports and upcoming events. Unfortunately, AGF EuropaNews is only available in German.

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EuropaNews January 2018

[31. 1. 2018] Today, the January 2018 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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AGF at New Year's Reception of the Federal President

[12. 1. 2018] On 09 January, Federal President Frank Walter Steinmeier invited to the traditional New Year's Reception at Schloss Bellevue. Stefan Becker, chairman of AGF, was among his guests as representative of the family organisations.

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