Category Archives: European Parliament

EU Fundamental Rights questions for Eurocommisioner Frans Timmermans

Vraag aan Nederlandse en Belgische MEP’s voor hoorzitting met kandidaat eurocommissaris Frans Timmermans op 7 oktober 2014: Download hier de PDF Utrecht, Mol, 4 oktober 2014 Betreft: Vraag m.b.t. de handhaving van het Handvest van de grondrechten (m.n. Art. 24, … Continue reading

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On EU support for parenting associations (European Parliament – answer to written questions)

Written question by Portuguese MEP João Ferreira (GUE/NGL) to the European Commission on EU support for parenting associations Source: European Parliament – EU support for parenting associations – E-010058/2013 – 10 september 2013 European Parliament Parliamentary questions 10 September 2013 … Continue reading

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European Parliament leaders strongly support shared parenting (Strasbourg conference, Oct. 2013)

Index 1. Keynote speech by Roberta Angelilli on the scope of children’s rights in the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights (Art. 24 , Clause 3) in parental separation cases 2. Letter of January 15, 2014 from PEF to Mrs. Angelilli … Continue reading

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Child custody in Europe – Strasbourg Conference, Oct. 2013

A mini-conference ‘Child Custody in Europe’ was held by Colibri Platform at the European Parliament Building in Strasbourg, France in the afternoon (H. 14:20 – 18:00 CET) of October, 23rd 2013. For the program, papers and presentations see below. The … Continue reading

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European Parliament welcomes newly founded Platform for European Fathers (PEF)

“The founding of the Platform for European Fathers (PEF) was welcomed at the ‘European fathers’ congress’ in the European Parliament that was organised by the Greens/EFA on June 28, 2011 in support of paternity leave.”

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16 European fatherhood and equal parenting organisations from 12 European countries start Platform for European Fathers (PEF) in Brussels

Founding meeting of the independent confederation Platform for European Fathers (PEF) European Parliament / Altiero Spinelli building Room: A7F387 Brussels, June 27th 2011 – 16:00- 19:00 hours List of founding members /participants   Name Organisation Function Country 1. Peter Tromp … Continue reading

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Europese vaders bestormen Brussel:: Oprichting Platform voor Europese Vaders

Gezamenlijk persbericht van GroenLinks Europa en het Vader Kennis Centrum (VKC) voor de Nederlandse media over: de oprichtingsvergadering van het onafhankelijke Platform voor Europese Vaders (PEV) in het Europees Parlement in Brussel op maandagmiddag 27 juni 2011 op initiatief van … Continue reading

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