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The Future of the Generations to Come. Youth, Work-Life-Balance and Solidarity in Europe

Jan 23 2018

Internship Generations and Gender Programme (GGP)
@Generations & Gender Programme

The main objective of this seminar is to present and discuss findings from research on Transition to Adulthood and the future needs young generations may face in terms of family formation and ageing. We also want to discuss to what extent policies are tackling the key issues identified by scholars. This event is kindly hosted by Alessia Mosca, Brando Benifei and Emilian Pavel, Members of the European Parliament.


The programme commences with talks on the latest research findings in these fields by:


Francesco Billari, Dean of the Faculty and Professor of Demography at Bocconi University, Milan

Trude Lappegård, Associate Professor of Sociology at University of Oslo

Emily Grundy, Director of the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Professor of Population Science at the University of Essex.


The presentations will be followed by a panel debate involving researchers and stakeholders from policy and civil society. Confirmed participants:


Robert Anderson: Head of Social Policies Unit, Eurofound

Laura Castiglioni: Head of Family Policy and Family Support Unit, Deutsches Jugendinstitut

Philippe Seidel Leroy: Policy and EP Liaison Officer, AGE Platform Europe

Pearl Dykstra: Professor of Empirical Sociology at Erasmus University Rotterdam and Deputy Chair of the High Level Group of scientists advising the Cabinet of European Commissioners

Miguel de la Corte Rodriguez: Legal Officer, European Commission, Gender Equality Unit)

Annemie Drieskens: President of COFACE-Families Europe


Please find enclosed the agenda, which provides further details for your information. We very much hope to welcome you at our event in January and kindly request you to confirm your participation by December  22 using our online registration form available here:


Unfortunately, travel and accommodation costs cannot be covered.

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