On this Safer Internet Day 2024, COFACE urges EU stakeholders to extend the temporary ePrivacy Derogation by at least two years, but with the main focus on adopting a long-term framework on preventing and combatting online child sexual abuse. Policy makers and technology companies must play their part to keep children safe online and not leave the burden on children and their families.
Persons with disabilities have the right to live independently, included in the community and to family life. To mark the 2023 UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the COFACE Disability Platform places the spotlight on family carers. Their crucial role can significantly boost the fulfillment of the rights outlined in the UN Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, provided they receive adequate support. A COFACE Disability “Thematic Note” was developed to contribute to policy discussions and help find constructive solutions.
As international stakeholders gather in Warsaw today for the International Annual Conference on Energy Poverty to address the multifaceted challenges of energy poverty, it is crucial for the EU and its governments to act swiftly for a families-sensitive approach to energy policy and planning. This includes integrated policy solutions that combine energy and social policies which are vital in preparation for the winter ahead. COFACE has developed a policy brief.
The 24th of March 2021 was an important date for the rights of the child as the European Commission adopted its first encompassing EU Strategy on the Rights of the Child aimed at mainstreaming children’s rights across 6 thematic areas.
The European Child Guarantee aims to support children in poverty and at risk of poverty and social exclusion in the EU, helping them to access key services for their health and well-being.
European Child Guarantee: Putting children and their families at the centre of the COVID-19 recovery plans
This Child Guarantee is a unique opportunity to place children and their families at the centre of the COVID-19 recovery plans.
oday is World Consumer Rights Day! And it is also just about the yearly anniversary of the day when our usual consumption brutally came to a halt as shops all around Europe were forced to close due to unprecedented lockdown measures.
Gender equality in care and pay in Europe has always been a slow-paced struggle
On the 2021 edition of Safer Internet Day, COFACE marks that not every child in Europe has the chance to fully experience a Safer Internet.