Trento Trento

The "measures" of social, economic and demographic sustainability in the post-Covid19 period. Policies and indicators for the competitiveness and quality of life of territories To cope with the health, social and economic shock produced by the Covid- 19 pandemic, governments have adopted expansionary 'measures' aimed at strengthening the health systems, preserving the productive system, safeguarding ... Read more

2nd European Congress of Family-Friendly Municipalities

2nd EUROPEAN CONGRESS OF FAMILY-FRIENDLY MUNICIPALITIES LOCAL POLICIES SUPPORTING FAMILIES INTO RECOVERY ONLINE EVENT - FRIDAY, 10th DECEMBER, 2021 9:30 - 12:00 Central European Time (CET) Organized by:          The congress will be broadcast live on our YouTube channel and Facebook page.  REGISTRATION HERE AGENDA 9:30 WELCOME AND GREETINGS Regina Maroncelli, president of ELFAC  9.35  OPENING REMARKS ... Read more

Green Family – Generational Fairness in Climate Change

        Institution: Population Europe and Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital (IIASA, Austrian Academy of Sciences, University of Vienna) Location: Online, Zoom The Topic Within the ongoing conversations on climate change and environmental protections, governments and scholars alike are becoming more aware of the socioeconomic aspects embedded in the debate. ... Read more

European Summit of Regions and Cities

Marseille Marseille

What is the European Summit of regions and cities? The European Summit of regions and cities is a gathering of local representatives organised every two years by the European Committee of the Regions to discuss the EU's future challenges. This time, the Summit aims at increasing the impact and outreach of the Conference on the ... Read more

First International Workshop on Family Support

Universitat Internacional de Catalunya UIC, Inmaculada 22, Barcelona

Program and more information here Registration here (deadline March 30) Family support is a broad and extensive task that can be carried out in different ways and in different areas: schools, family clubs, psycho-pedagogical or mediation offices, medical clinics, parishes and other locations where families gather. From these settings, it is possible to support families, especially the youngest ones, ... Read more

Sicily (Italy): The 5th National Convention of Family-friendly municipalities

San Gregorio di Catania Via Carlo Alberto n.6, San Gregorio di Catania

The Municipality of Gregorio di Catania hosts the fifth National Convention of the Municipalities friends of the family which will be a precious opportunity to discuss municipal policies for the well-being of the family, identifying the goals achieved and the prospects for future development. During the event, the various projects implemented by the Municipality of ... Read more

Workshop in Dublin (Ireland): Bringing Large Families Back on the Policy Agenda

School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice, UCD Geary Institute for Public Policy, University College Dublin Dublin, Ireland School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice, UCD Geary Institute for Public Policy, University College Dublin, Dublin

Recent studies show that large families are much more common than assumed in wealthy nations (Curran 2021, Fahey 2017, Bujard et al. 2019), but receive very little research and policy attention. While recent decades have seen a poverty research and policy focus on lone parent families, children in large families face a similar risk of ... Read more

Presentation of the “European Handbook for SDG Voluntary Local Reviewers – 2022 edition”


The 2022 edition of European Handbook for SDG Voluntary Local Reviews provides policy makers, urban practitioners and experts with a consolidated method and examples of indicators that European local and regional governments can use to monitor the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  The Voluntary Local Reviews (VLRs) are processes that encompass both the ... Read more