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Virtual Tour of Family Friendly Municipalities – Zagreb (Croatia): Family friendly policies and best practices

17 February, 2021 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm



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Due to Covid19 crisis, the activities of the Network turn on line, to share best practices, information and a family friendly culture. 

GOAL: To visit European family-friendly municipalities and learn about their best practices, and how they reach for the well-being of families.

WHERE / HOW: Study visits will be held virtually via Facebook and YouTube, thus enabling to share experiences and provide ideas with practically no cost.

WHEN: On Wednesday, every month, from 11 am to 12 pm.

WHO: For each family-friendly municipality, there will be several representatives presenting different aspects of family polices: the major (or vice-major), contact person of the municipality, family representative with their experience, representative of family-friendly companies that support family policies, president or vice-president of the local national Large Family Association, scholar (sociologist, demographer, economist…), the network representative, European deputy from EU parliament.


NEXT VISIT: ZAGREB – WEDNESDAY 17TH. FEBRUARY 2021, 11 am-12 pm CET (Central European Time)

City of Zagreb is cultural, scientific, economic, political and administrative center of the Republic of Croatia



Wednesday 17th. February – 11.00 am – 12:00 pm

  • Raul Sanchez, General Secretary of ELFAC, moderator
  • Milan Bandić, Mayor of Zagreb: Welcome
  • Presentation of the City of Zagreb
  • Mila JelavićHead of the Office for Demography, City of Zagreb: What are the main demographic actions undertaken by the city of Zagreb? The adaptation to the digital age. The budget for demographic actions. The results.
  • Katarina Milković, Deputy Head of the Office for Educacion, City of Zagreb: Benefits for families in education: The Teaching Assistants. Educational facilities. The effects of the earthquake.
  • Milan PavelićHead of the Office for Sport and Youth, City of Zagreb: How do sports fit in the family life concept of the city of Zagreb? Sporting facilities. The Youth Council. Funds and budget.
  • Nikola Stojadinović, Senior advisor to the Head of the Office of Culture, City of Zagreb: How do the libraries and cultural centres are adapted to their youngest users? Children theatres in the City.
  • Frane Šesnić, Director of the Zagreb Innovation Centre: What is the Zicer initiative? My testimonial as a father of a large family.
  • Mila JelavićHead of the Office for Demography, City of Zagreb and Đurđica Svaton, Assistant of the Office for Demography, Municipality of Zagreb: Summary of specific demographic and family policies of Zagreb
  • Dr. Marin Strmota, Assistant Professor, Department of Demography, Faculty of Economics & Business,, University of Zagreb: Demographics and family policies in Croatia
  • Dr. Ivan Malbasić, President of Obitelji 3Plus (Croatian Large Families Association): The importance of local policies for families: The task of the large families association
  • Closing remarks: Regina Maroncelli, president of ELFAC


You will receive the link to attend the webinar on your email address and updated news of the virtual tour.

The webinar will be broadcast on ELFAC channel on YouTube and on ELFAC Faceboog page. You can follow the webinar live there.


17 February, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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