This section rounds up upcoming conferences, seminars and meetings on policies and practices affecting children and families.
This forum will bring together representatives of the European Institutions, EU Member States, Ombudspersons for children, international organisations and NGOs and focuses on the need for integrated and coordinated child protection systems across policy areas and . It will furthermore provide an opportunity for the exchange of good practice and contribute to the work on EU guidelines supporting integrated protection systems, The day will include high-level speeches while the second day the role of child protection systems will be discussed in four parallel sessions. For more information and background papers see here.
This one-day seminar organised together with the Spanish Economic and Social Council (ESC) will bring together multiple key stakeholders from EU countries particularly affected by youth unemployment: Ireland, Italy, Portugal and Spain. This will be an opportunity to exchange on challenges in tackling the rise of youth joblessness in these countries as well as discussing the implementation of the Youth Guarantee. Eurofound will also present first findings from a new report on “Youth Transitions to the Labour Market”. For a draft programme see here.