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  • A high quality in early childhood care and education pays off - not just for the children themselves, but also for society. This is because high quality care and education can effectively compensate different starting conditions and future ...
     
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  • News: 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 ...
     
  • News: AGF Conference: Families in the digital Work
    [20. 10. 2017] On wednesday, the 18 October, the familiy organisations invited to a conference about the ongoing digital changes in the working environment. Under the titel "Brave new world of work? Ideas for a stronger family perspective i ...
     
  • News: AGF family organisations for a better quality in kindergartens
    [29. 8. 2017] In regard of the 10th anniversary of the so called 'Krippengipfel' from 2007, which led to an entitlement for children under three years to attend a kindergarten, and in combination with the current Ländermonitor of the B ...
     
  • News: Joint declaration by ten organisations on right to limit part-time work
    [14. 2. 2017] The family organizations along with nine organizations support the legislative proposal by the German Ministry of Labour, which aims to give a possibility to employees to limit the time period they work in part-time. ...
     
  • News: Right of return from part-time up to the original working time
    [19. 1. 2017] The family organisations of AGF ask for a possibility for employees, that eases their way back to full time after they had reduced their working hours. On occasion of the current data of the German statistic agency on working  ...
     
  • News: 7 - 8 Nov, Berlin: The impact of digitalisation on 21st century families
    [19. 9. 2016] UPDATE 29 Sept.: Updated Program! -- COFACE - Families Europe and AGF are jointly organising the conference 'The impact of digitalisation on 21st century families' on 7-8 November in Berlin. Experts and stakeholders will get t ...
     
  • News: AGF positions regarding a family friendly economy
    [26. 5. 2015] The family organisations point out what changes are needed for a better reconciliation of work and family life, economic stability and social security for families. ...
     
  • News: Press Release AGF on right of return to full time
    [30. 10. 2013] The family organizations call for a detailed right to return in order to facilitate employees’ way back into full-time employment after having opted for a part-time job. At its meeting today, the General Assembly of the ...
     
  • News: AGF-Statement on 8th Family Report
    [14. 5. 2012] The AGF has published a detailed statement on the 8th Family Report of the federal government. In its statement it supports the purpose of the report to establish the solution to family time conflicts as a social task, but cri ...
     
  • News: Family orientated world of work instead of family planning on ice
    [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 t ...
     
  • News: Familiengipfel: for a family friendly economy, it needs more than flexible working hours
    [13. 3. 2013] The AGF comments on the Familiengipfel of the German Federal Government with a press release, stating that there remains still a lot to be done to realize a family friendly ecomony. Further information follow here.  ...
     
  • News: High quality child care facilities
    [7. 4. 2016] On occasion of the current debate on quality child care facilities AGF has published a position paper. The German family organisations aim for high quality child care facilities. Therefore in their position paper they suggest c ...
     
  • News: Family Organisations call for good and sufficient childcare in the school holidays
    [4. 7. 2012] The family organisations joint in AGF raise awareness to the fact, that now for many parents the stressful search for a suitable holiday care for their children starts. This problem results from the absence of enough places in  ...
     
  • News: Conference on high quality child care
    [30. 11. 2015] Today, the AGF organised a conference on high quality day care facilities and services for children. The experts discussed an AGF paper proposal on what high quality in child care facilities means and how it can be be achieve ...
     
  • News: ICCFR Conference in Berlin finished
    [7. 7. 2015] UPDATE 18. 08. 2015: Keynotes and photos online! The 62nd annual conference of ICCFR which was organised by in cooperation of ICCFR, AGF and WZB Berlin Social Science Center has come to an end. From 22 to 24 June  about 12 ...
     
  • News: Expert Meeting: Family time policy as a policy field
    [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, ...
     
  • News: UPDATE – YouTube Videos available: #FamiliesVOTE2014 published
    [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  ...
     
  • News: Conference: a family friendly world of employment
    [1. 11. 2013] On Tuesday, 29th October, the AGF organized the conference "Towards a family-friendly labor market". In three working groups, participants discussed the right to return to full-time employment, precarious jobs and family consc ...
     
  • News: AGF Position on the Future of Care
    [28. 3. 2012] Today, the Federal Government will discuss the recent draft law on the reform of care. The reform shall come into force on 1 January 2013. The main topics of the proposals are better services for persons with dementia and thei ...
     
  • News: AGF Conference on time pressure for families
    [28. 9. 2012] AGF conference on 22. November 2012 in Berlin "Children, Care and professional work - what does families help to overcome time pressure?". Discussion on the results of the 8th family report, its findings and conclusions. ...
     
  • News: AGF meets chancellor Merkel
    [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. ...
     
  • News: Family Convention terminates with a Manifesto
    [9. 9. 2013] From 06 to 08 September, the Family Convention took place under the motto "We make the society!" in FEZ Berlin. It was organised by Lebenshilfe, AGF, Deutsches Down-Syndrom InfoCenter, Interessengemeinschaft Fragiles-X and FASD ...
     
  • News: Summary of FAMILYPLATFORM reports
    [15. 6. 2011] The FAMILY PLATFORM aimed to develop a research agenda for family issues on the EU level. Correspondingly, reports were created, which include inter alia the upcoming trends in family policies and the current state of research ...