PARIS 2008

 

CONFERENCE SUMMARY

 

AGENDA

 

Foreign Born Spouses
EU (Head), Austria, Finland, Netherlands

  • Obstacles facing Foreign Born Spouses regarding Employment
  • Proposals to the MFAs

 

Job Database
Switzerland (Head), Italy, Germany, Portugal, Sweden

  • Job Databases to Facilitate Job Search

 

Volunteering: a Springboard to Employment
France

  • Volunteering at post
  • Official recognition and accreditation of volunteer work
  • Volunteer Passport: certificate for volunteer work
  • Volunteering as a way back into the workforce

 

Pensions
Netherlands (Head), Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland

  • Compensation for loss of pension rights

 

Guest Speaker
InterNations founder, Malte Zeeck

  • Internations, New Expat Network, launched in September 2007
  • How InterNations can be a useful communication tool for EUFASA associations