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COFACE ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL MEETING
13-14th March 2019
13th March 2019
10.00-12.00 Joint meeting of COFACE Sustainability Committee and Network Committees
AC meeting part 1
13.30-13.40 Welcome by Annemie Drieskens, President
14.00-14.30 Statutory business
14.30-15.30 Debrief from seminar “Economics at service of society” for discussion
-Exchange of views about the seminar and results on Economics Policy Brief
–Presentation by Martin Schmalzried
15.30-16.00 Coffee break
16.00-18.00 Networking&Exchange session with Irish organisations on family support systems in Ireland
14th March 2019
AC meeting part 2
9.30-10.30 Building inclusive societies.
-Presentation of policy brief on COFACE actions in support of migrant families and children (for information)
-Position Paper on Building InclusiveSocieties (for adoption) and presentation by Irene Bertana.
10.30-11.00 EU update – for information
-Digitalisation + GDPR implementation
-European Pillar of social rights (7 principles)
-European Accessibility Act
-European Budget + EU funds (ESIF briefing)
11.00-11.45 Campaigns/communications update for discussion and action
Our call to action was launched by President Annemie Drieskens on 21st February at a big event in Brussels.
-Results of communications seminar (22nd February)
-European Parliament elections: update on actions at EU and national level.
11.45-12.30 2019 key COFACE actions for information/discussion
-WLB expert meeting (Barcelona)
-Disability expert meeting (Luxembourg)
-Conference on shaping a healthy environment for children (Helsinki) )- for discussion
-Digital parenting meeting (Athens)
Please note the next AC will take place on 7th May in Barcelona
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