MADRID 2010

 

26TH CONFERENCE, MADRID 3 – 4 MAY 2010

The 26th EUFASA Conference was held in Madrid the 3rd and 4th of May. Delegates from 20 EU countries, 3 Privileged Observers, 3 Family Officers, guests from the Embassies in Madrid and the Human Resources Program Coordinator of the UN attended the Conference. The Conference was inaugurated by Her Majesty the Queen of Spain, and the opening speech was given by the Undersecretary of the Spanish Foreign Ministry, Mrs. Maria Jesús Figa Palop.

Speech by the Under-Secretary at the Opening Ceremony of the 26th EUFASA Conference.

AGENDA

TOPIC 1. Coming Home

TOPIC 2. How to prepare spouses/partners for their lives abroad
Working group chair: Germany

TOPIC 3. How to improve the Associations’ Membership
Chair: Greece, Participants: Italy, Switzerland, EU, Portugal

Other Presentations

  • Presentation of the Manual to organize the Eufasa Conference
  • Dual career and staff mobility Programme. Presentation
  • Human Resources Programme Coordinator of the UN, Geneva
  • Training courses for spouses/partners at Madrid Diplomatic School” ACD. Presentation

The following workshops were held:

LIST OF PARTICIPANTS TO THE 26th EUFASA CONFERENCE

  • Eufasa Associations: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom.
  • Privileged observers: Iceland, Norway, Switzerland Family Officers: Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium.
  • Web Consultant.