HELSINKI 2005

 

21st CONFERENCE, HELSINKI, 15 – 17 MAY 2005

The Conference was hosted by the Finnish Association. All the EUFASA institutional members and observers plus the Czech Republic representative participated in the Conference, as well as observers from Latvia, Lithuania, Romania and Slovakia.

AGENDA

NEW MEMBERS
Working group – France, Hungary, Ireland (Chair), Italy, Poland, UK

EUFASA AFTER THE EUROPEAN CONVENTION (link)
Working group – Belgium, EU Commission (Chair), Finland, Italy, Switzerland

COADM : “DUTY OF CARE”
Presented by Germany.

THE PUBLIC WEBSITE
Internet Team : Austria, EU Commission, Finland (Chair), Greece, Ireland, Italy, Web Consultant

THE PRACTICALITIES OF HOSTING A CONFERENCE
Working group – Austria, Finland, Greece, Ireland (Chair)

For the first time during the Conference, workshops were held on:

  • Families in Difficult Situations
  • How to Establish an Association
  • Pension Funds
  • The Role of the Family Officer
  • The European Job Database
  • Post Reports
  • How to Keep an Association Alive

The EUFASA new Public Website was unveiled and approved. Presentation by Michel der Gaspard, the EUFASA Web Consultant.