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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
-Information/exchange on the new COFACE data privacy 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

19.00                       Dinner


Please note the next AC will take place on 13-14th March in Dublin, Ireland.


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