BUDAPEST 2011

 

27TH CONFERENCE, BUDAPEST 1 – 3 MAY 2011

The 27th EUFASA Conference was held in Budapest, May 1-3, 2011. 45 Delegates from 24 EUFASA members represented their associations. At the invitation of the Hungarian chair, 18 Observers from European embassies in Budapest attended the conference. The conference was opened by Mrs Katalin Schmitt-Makray, spouse of the President of the Republic of Hungary.

AGENDA
TOPIC 1. Reshaping EUFASA
Working group chair: Germany

  • Subgroup European Coordinator System
    Chair: Germany, Portugal
  • Subgroup Revised Guidelines
    Chair: Italy
  • Subgroup Establishing contact with Lady Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy
    Chair: UK

TOPIC 2. Legal Status of the Spouse/Partner

TOPIC 3. Establishing Links with the Private Sector for Spouse/Partner Employment Opportunities

  • Working group
    chair: Portugal Participating: France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland
  • Other presentations
    Chair: Switzerland Participating: Austria, Finland School database for SEN (Special Education Need) and disabled children EUFASA Internet team Current Status of Transfer Policy in MFAs

The following workshops were held:

LIST OF PARTICIPANTS TO THE 27th EUFASA CONFERENCE

Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, EU-ACSEC, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom