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28th September 2020
Venue: NH Collection Berlin Mitte, Leipziger Strasse 106-111, Berlin, Germany

COFACE Health&Safety Policy for meetings/events


Infopack for Berlin delegates
Infopack for online participants

9.00-9.15 Welcome by Annemie Drieskens, President

9.15-9.30 Draft agenda&Draft minutes of AC2 2020 For adoption

Draft Agenda AC3 2020
Draft_Minutes of AC2 2020

9.30-10.00 Statutory business
-AC 2020 elections by the General Assembly For information
-Membership application from NAMS in Lithuania For adoption Questionnaire / Statutes / Accounts
-2020 financial update For information  Budget – Results 2019-2020  

10.00-10.30  Impact (negative and positive) of COVID-19 For discussion
Impact on families, on COFACE members, on COFACE. To help prepare for 2021. COFACE president Annemie Drieskens sent an open letter to the presidents of the three EU institutions: Council, Commission and Parliament. All three institutions have answered.
Letter from President Davide Sassoli
-Letter from President Charles Michel
-Letter from Commissioner Nicolas Schmit

10.30-11.00 2030 Child Compass For discussion and adoption

Following the 2019 Helsinki conference on shaping a healthy environment fit for children, and following further discussions and feedback in the AC on 30th April, we have built a 2030 Child Compass, a 2-generation conceptual framework for child & family health and well-being. See here the Child Compass for adoption

It will be an important input into:
-EU public consultation on the European Child Guarantee
-EU public consultation on the new child rights strategy
-EU public consultation on the implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights

11.00-11.30 Tea break

11.30-12.00 European Digital Family Lab launch in 2021 For discussion

Update on the development of the Lab and proposal for monthly 2021 webinars focusing on family support services of COFACE members. See discussion note and proposal. Next year, we will apply for a new 4-year funding grant under the EASI programme, and this Family Lab will a central part of the application.

12.00-12.30 Key events in 2021 For information and discussion

12.30-12.45  AOB & end of meeting

12.45-14.00 Lunch break followed by General Assembly (focus: AC elections + Buro elections). The newly elected AC will elect the new Executive Buro by secret ballot in the afternoon around 15.00. Here are the Executive Buro candidates. Nota bene: the secret ballot will be carried out electronically, so we would invite all AC members to have a smartphone or computer close by in order to do the electronic vote. They will receive all instructions in their email. 


Draft Minutes of the meeting
Next AC meeting (provisional date to be confirmed): 10-11th March 2021

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