EUFASA Welcome Team (EWT)
Germany (Head), Czech Republic, Finland, France, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal

  • Implementation of a new welcome system for EU diplomatic spouses
  • Permanent Working Group (PWG) and Local Teams will be set up within EUFASA with clear tasks and responsibilities
  • Associations are invited to launch a EWT in their capital and abroad, and to produce an EWT Post Report based on a template


The Legal Status of Accompanying Parents
Poland (Head), Czech Republic, France, Hungary

  • The care for elderly parents is a growing problem of transferable officers of European Ministries of Foreign Affairs (MFAs)
  • Survey results and recommendations for association members and MFAs


Communication between Associations and Ministries of Foreign Affairs
Austria (Head), Cyprus, Germany, Ireland

  • Analysis of opportunities for communication between Associations and MFAs
  • Comparing practices and experiences of EUFASA members
  • Recommendations


Employment – Establishing links with the private sector
Portugal (Head), France, Italy, Switzerland

Follow-up on the recommendations from 2011 Budapest Conference

  • Survey results
  • Employment opportunities on association websites
  • Employment search aids (Start Kits)
  • Recommendations to associations and EUFASA


Elaborating a New Conference Model (SWOT Analysis)
Italy (Head), Belgium, Spain, EU

  • Analysis of identified strengths, weaknesses and opportunities
  • Recommendations


Status of the Spouse – Same Sex Partners
The Netherlands, Finland
Working Group follow up from Budapest 2011 Conference

  • EUFASA recommendations have been implemented by some EU MFAs