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IV Convention of the European Network of Family-Friendly Municipalities: “Innovating roots: Working for future generations”

March 1 | 10:30 am - 5:00 pm UTC+1

IV CONVENTION OF THE EUROPEAN NETWORK OF FAMILY-FRIENDLY MUNICIPALITIES 

“INNOVATING ROOTS: WORKING FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS”

Brussels, Wednesday, 1st March 2023

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DRAFT PROGRAM

Venue: European Economic and Social Committee, Rue Belliard 99/101, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

10:00 Welcome

10:30   Opening

  • Regina Maroncelli, president of the European Large Families Confederation (ELFAC) and the European Network of Family-Friendly Municipalities.
  • Christa Schweng, President of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Representative of the European Committee of Regions (CoR)

10:45 Keynote speech: How to improve public policies without public funds

  • Luciano Malfer, general director of the Agency for Social Cohesion, Autonomous Province of Trento (Italy)

11:15   Q&A

11:30 Round Table: Experiences and work of the national networks

  • Chiara Ledda (Italy)
  • Irena Jeśmanowicz (Poland)
  • Vitória Salvado (Portugal)

12:00   Good practices from Municipalities:

  • Section I: Innovative policies to support families
  • Section II: Family tourism: experiences of municipalities with a tourist vocation
  • Section III: Good practices on partnerships with companies for a new work culture

13:30   Closing speech:

  • Dubravka Šuica, vice president for Democracy and Demography, European Commission

13:40   Q&A

13:45 Conclusions

  • Raul Sanchez, secretary general of ELFAC

13:50   Delivery of diplomas to new municipalities’ members.

Training session

Venue: Euroregio office “Tyrol – South Tyrol – Trentino” – 45-47 Rue de Pascale, 1040 Brussel

14:00 Lunch

15:00 – 17:00  Training and workshop for municipalities.

  • Results of the 1st. European survey on family-friendly municipalities.
  • European taxonomy: Networking on family services.
  • Practice community: Sharing economy and energy.
  • Partnership with companies .
  • Family tourism certification.
  • Sharing good practices (open floor).

 

Details

Date:
March 1
Time:
10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Venue

EESC
Rue de Treves 74
Brussels, 1000 Belgium
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Website:
https://www.eesc.europa.eu/en