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4th October 2018
Hosted by the Mayor of Graz, Siegfried Nagl
9.30-9.35 Welcome by COFACE President
9.35-9.45 Agenda and Minutes
-Adoption of draft agenda
-Adoption of draft minutes
9.45-10.00 Membership update
Membership application from FAMS, Spain.
10.00-11.00 Internal COFACE policies
– Proposal to include trial period for potential members
– Proposal to update the travel and refund policy
-Evaluation of COFACE Twitter action – some key conclusions
11.00-11.30 Coffee break
11.30-12.00 Treasurer election
A call for candidates was issued. The deadline for submitting applications is 12th September. The AC will elect a new treasurer for a 2-year mandate.
12.00-13.00 Lunch break
13.00-14.00 Update on EU developments
-Proposal for action around European Parliament elections. For information: SDG Watch manifesto
-EU worklife balance package: legislative and non-legislative actions
– EU budget: key processes at EU and national level
– EU projects update
14.00-14.45 Last COFACE actions for 2018 – update&discussion
–Brussels seminar on economics at the services of society – 22-23rd November in Brussels
-Campaigns (#iwantworklifebalance #familycarersEU #toysanddiversity)
-Digital family lab, next steps.
14.45-15.00 COFACE position on the family dimension of long-term care
Draft position paper based on COFACE Family carers charter + Study “Who Cares?” + discussions with COFACE Disability. For discussion and adoption.
15.00-15.30 Key events in 2019
-February: Communications training. 01/03/2019
-March: AC1+ study visit. 18-22nd/03/2019
-May: AC2, GA, expert meeting on worklife balance. 13-15/05/2019
-September: Conference on child health and well-being (26-27/09/2019 or 3-4/10/2019)
-October: COFACE Disability
-November: Expert meeting on digital parenting
16.00-17.00 Guided visit of the City of Graz
Please note the next AC will take place on 13-14th March in Dublin, Ireland.
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