Category Archives: PEF

EU Cross-Border Custody Helpline

The Platform for European Fathers (PEF) starts a new information and advice service for European parents struggling with EU cross-border custody and access issues. When your partner has left you and has taken the children without your consent to another … 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

Posted in English, European Parliament, Igualdade Parental, Members of European Parliament (MEPs), MEP João Ferreira (GUE/NGL), PEF, Platform for European Fathers, Portuguese, Portuguese Association for Parental Equality and Children’s Rights (APIPDF) | Leave a comment

Custody in Britain (Robert Whiston, Strasbourg Conference, Oct. 2013)

The Family and Custody in Crisis (an international conference at European Parliament) “CUSTODY in the UK” Presentation by Robert Whiston FRSA ‘Orphaned by the state’ Oct 23rd 2013 How lovely it is to see so many men and women attending … 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

Posted in 2013, English, EPP-Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats), EU law and regulations, European Parliament, PEF, Platform for European Fathers, Roberta Angelilli, Vice-President of the European Parliament | 4 Comments

Benefits of shared parenting legislation in Europe (Peter Tromp, October 2013)

 Benefits of shared care and residence for children, parents and society by Peter Tromp MSc Shared parenting legislation in Europe October 4, 2013 Download PDF *** Presentation by Peter Tromp MSc [[1]], Secretary General of the Platform for European Fathers … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Conference, Custody, English, Equal Parenting, Guardianship, LITHUANIAN ASSOCIATION AGAINST PARENTAL ALIENATION (APTA), PEF, PEF in the Media, Peter Tromp, Peter Tromp (VKC Netherlands Primary founding father and President of PEF), Platform for European Fathers, Platform voor Europese Vaders, Secretary PEF, Shared Parenting, Shared residence, Vader Kennis Centrum, Vader Kennis Centrum (NL) | 3 Comments

Kick-off International Council for Shared Parenting (ICSP) – Bonn, August 2013

Kick-off conference in Bonn and press information for Twohomes.org (New International Platform for Shared Parenting) PEF Secretary General Peter Tromp attended the kick-off conference for the new “International Platform for Shared Parenting” (Twohomes.org) in Bonn, Germany on 10 and 11 … Continue reading

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PEF Annual General Meeting – Brussels, 16-18 December 2012

PEF Annual General Meeting in Brussels from 16-18 December 2012 The PEF Annual General Meeting 2012 (AGM 2012) will be held on 17 and 18 December 2012 in the Centre of Brussels in Belgium. (Staying accomodation, breakfast, lunches and dinners … Continue reading

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From the member organisations: Special Christmas Celebration for separated and divorced fathers in Vorarlberg, Austria

“Papa gibt Gas“, one of the four Austrian member organisations of the Platform for European Fathers (PEF), together with the Catholic church organises a special Christmas Celebration for separated and divorced fathers on December 24 at 14:00 hours, in the … Continue reading

Posted in 2011, Christmas Celebration, Deutsch, Events, Hannes Hausbichler (Papa Gibt Gas - Austria), Member Organisations, Papa Gibt Gas, PEF, Platform for European Fathers, Platform voor Europese Vaders, Weihnachtsveranstaltung | Leave a comment

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.”

Posted in 'Founding mother', 2011, 27 juni 2011, 28 juni 2011, Alan Beirne (PEI Ireland), André Müller (VeV Switserland), Attila Vida (EAÉE Hungary), Elephterias Ayfantis (Sygapa Greece), European Greens EFA, European Parliament, Founding fathers, Founding Statement, Greens / European Free Alliance, GroenLinks Europa, Heimir Hilmarsson (EPI Iceland), Jan van Baelen (VKC Belgium), Joseph Egan (PEI Ireland Chair PEF), June 27th 2011, Klaus Gerosa (VAfK Germany), Konstantina Davaki (Guest speaker LSE UK), Luis de Sousa (IP Portugal), Marije Cornellisse (MEP Dutch Greens EFA), Oliver Peter Hofmann (MP Austria), Paternity leave, Paul Coleman (PEI Ireland), Paulo Leitao (DdeL Portugal), Pedro Duffill Hobbs (UEFFACC Spain), PEF, Peter Tromp (VKC Netherlands Primary founding father and President of PEF), PEV, Platform for European Fathers, Platform voor Europese Vaders, Primary founding father, Rob Williams (Fatherhood Institute UK Vice Chair PEF), Robert Pigott (IMN Ireland), Robert Whiston (Men’s Aid UK), Sean Kelly (MSGI Ireland), Vader Kennis Centrum, Vincenso Semeraro (SOS Papa Belgium) | Tagged | 4 Comments

Twelve main objectives for new Platform for European Fathers (PEF) founded on 27 June 2011 in Brussels

Founding meeting of the independent confederation  Platform for European Fathers (PEF)  European Parliament / Altiero Spinelli building / Room: A7F387 Brussels, June 27th 2011 Twelve main objectives in the draft Founding Statement of the PEF The PEF is an independent … Continue reading

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