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First European Convention of Family-Friendly Municipalities

19 November, 2019 | 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

Organized by the European Network of Family-Friendly Municipalities:


In Partnership with:


First European Convention of Family-Friendly Municipalities

Brussels, Tuesday 19th., November 2019

(Registration is closed)



9.00 – 9.30

Registration – Welcome coffee – Networking

9.30 – 10.00 


Raul Sanchez, secretary general of ELFAC

Opening ceremony:

Regina Maroncelli, president of ELFAC

Kinga Joó, member of the European Economic and Social Committee

Adam Karácsony, member of the European Committee of the Regions

10.00 – 10.15

Delivery of Diplomas to the Pilot Municipalities of the Network

10.15 – 10.30

Towards a Family-Friendly Europe

Attila Beneda, Deputy Secretary of State for Family and Population Policy, Hungary

Marco Zullo, Member of the European Parliament 

Jorge Buxadé, Member of the European Parliament

10.30- 11.00

What does it mean ‘familyfriendly’?

Prof. Petra Aczél, Professor of Corvinus University of Budapest, Vice President for Research of Kopp Mária Institute for Demography and Families, Hungary

11.00 – 11.30

New public family management

Luciano Malfer, general director of the Agency for the Family, Natality and Youth Policies of the Autonomous Province of Trentino, Italy


The voice of civil society

Vincenzo Bassi, president of FAFCE

Interventions from participants

12.00 – 13.30

Lunch (ground floor)

13.30- 15.45

Good practices from municipalities

Municipality of Tallinn (Estonia)

Municipality of Krákow (Poland)

Municipality of Trzebnica (Poland)

Municipality of Zagreb (Croatia)

Municipality of 5th District of Budapest (Hungary)

Municipality of Nagykovácsi (Hungary)

Municipality of Orosháza (Hungary)

Municipality of Alghero (Italy)

Municipality of Todi (Italy) 

15.45- 16.00

Conclusions and Final Declaration 

16.00 – 16.30

Coffee – Networking


19 November, 2019
10:00 am - 5:30 pm


Rue de Treves 74
Brussels, 1000 Belgium
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