"Intergenerational linkages in the family: How policies shape the organisation of caring and financial responsibilities for family members"
Population Europe, in cooperation with the FamiliesAndSocieties project, the Erasmus University Rotterdam, and the European Economic and Social Committee, organises the Third Annual FamiliesAndSocieties Stakeholder Seminar:
INTERGENERATIONAL LINKAGES IN THE FAMILY:
HOW POLICIES SHAPE THE ORGANISATION OF CARING AND FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES FOR FAMILY MEMBERS
on Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 8:30 – 13:00,
followed by a reception.
Venue: European Economic and Social Committee
Trèves Building (room 7701)
74 Rue de Trèves
1040 Brussels, Belgium
Experts from research, policy and NGOs will discuss in a confidential atmosphere the most recent findings on topics such as how laws and policies shape gendered interdependencies in families, how transfers to old parents might require a policy response to family and labour market change, and how intergenerational relations and welfare provision work in a crisis-stricken country.
Please find the links to the programme as well as to the registration website below.
“FamiliesAndSocieties - Changing families and sustainable societies: Policy contexts and diversity over the life course and across generations” is a major European research project investigating the diversity of family forms, relationships and life courses in Europe in relation to policies. The project is financed by the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme for a four-year period. It includes researchers from 25 leading universities and research institutes in 15 European countries, and three transnational civil society organisations.