Antoine Renard


Ignacio Socías


David Wong


Arie de Ruiter


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24 November 2012

Sejm (Parliament), Warsaw, Poland

Family Policy Conference


Solidarna Polska & ECPF


(Register here)

European examples and policy options for support for families as investment in Europe’s future.


The ECPF and Solidarna Polska invite you warmly to participate in their joint family policy conference. The focus of this conference is at the question how government policies can support families. The conference offers the opportunity to hear from experts what European trends are and which practical policies would be supportive for families. The experts will focus at various fields like the pressure on the family, child benefits systems and the balance between work and family life.


Speakers will include:

Mr. Zbigniew Ziobro, President of Solidarna Polska.

Mr. Antoine Renard, President of FAFCE (European Federation of Catholic family organizations).

Topic: Family policies in Europe


Mr. David Wong, the ‘Relationsips Foundation’(UK).  

Mr Andrzej Romanek, MP

Topic: The 'family gauge' as family policy instrument & the need for a Child benefits system                       


Mr. Ignacio Socias, the International Foundation for Family Development.

Mr. Tadeusz Wozniak, MP

Topic: Towards a balance between a paid job and family life


Mr. Arie de Ruiter, School director 'Corlaer College' (The Netherlands)

Ms. Beata Kempa, Vice-president of Solidarna Polska

Topic: 'Safe schools for our young people'


Both the ECPF and Solidarna Polska will present their policy proposals and papers at this conference. Solidarna Polska  and ECPF see this conference as an important opportunity to get fathers and mothers and NGO’s involved in promoting family policies in Europe.


For more information and for subscription, please contact the ECPF office by emailing to secretariat@ecpf.info or call 0031-33-4226971.



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Speech by Mr Zbigniew Ziobro, President of Solidary Poland



Speech by Antoine Renard, President of FAFCE (FR)


Press conference


Lunch break


13:30 - 14:30


1 Panel

Family-oriented policy
Tadeusz Woźniak MP

Mr Ignacio Socias (ES), President of International Institute for Family Research


14:30 - 15:30

2 Panel

Safe schools

Ms Beata Kempa, Vice-president of Solidary Poland

Mr Arie de Ruiter, Corlaer College (NL)


15:30 - 15:45

Coffee break


15:45 - 16:45

3 Panel


Child benefits systems

Mr Andrzej Romanek, MP

Mr David Wong, Relationships Foundation (UK)


16:45 - 17:00

End of conference

Information: secretariat@ecpf.info