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Centro de Estudios y Recursos Culturales
7th May 2019
Barcelona, Spain

Practical INFO PACK Barcelona 6-8.5.2019

Overview of all COFACE meetings in Barcelona

Monday 6th May
– 9.00-14.00 Arrival of COFACE delegates
– 16.00-19.00 Network&Exchange with L’Associació Salut i Família (ASF).
Tuesday 7th May
– 9.00-12.30 COFACE Administrative Council meeting
– 14.00-18.00 COFACE General Assembly 2019
Wednesday 8th May
-9.00-16.00 Round Table on family policies & COFACE expert meeting on work life balance



AC agenda


9.00-9.15 Welcome by Annemie Drieskens, President

9.15-9.30 Draft agenda&Draft minutes for adoption
Agenda AC2 2019
Minutes AC1 2019

9.30-10.00 COFACE Workplan and budget 2020 for adoption
In August, the COFACE secretariat will prepare an application for its 2020 funding and will suggest key activities and a budget to the AC for approval.
Workplan 2020
Budget 2020

10.00-10.30 Membership mapping for discussion/decision
The secretariat will present a mapping of family organisations in different countries which could be approached about COFACE membership, and the AC are invited to brainstorm on ways to link up with them (eg Networking sessions, Conferences, etc). See Powerpoint presentation

10.30-10.45 Coffee break

10.45-11.30 Update on EU projects
The COFACE secretariat will provide the AC an update about different EU projects that COFACE is involved in. AC members will be invited also to share information on EU projects they are involved in. See Powerpoint presentation.

11.30-12.30 Proposal to develop a COFACE Families Europe Lab

Following a first brainstorm with the AC in May 2018, the secretariat and Buro have further developed the idea and will present a proposal for integrating this idea in COFACE work, as well as a timeline for taking this forward. The aim of this discussion will be to collect information on key areas to focus on and on the approach to be adopted. See Discussion Paper.

12.30   AOB and lunch



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