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.
COFACE Member Familles Rurales and several French Consumer associations call for curbing the explosion of food prices
Familles Rurales joins UFC Que Choisir and CLCV in an open letter addressed to the French Prime Minister on March 9, 2023. These three consumer associations are asking to curb the explosion of food prices by ceasing to guarantee a minimum margin of 10% to large-scale distribution.
As the EU economy advanced its recovery following the pandemic, the high rate of inflation throughout 2022 meant that wage setting actors made their decisions under a cloud of uncertainty.
It is a fact that is too often overlooked: having dependent children weighs on the standard of living and the more prices rise, the more the family budget is impacted. Another obvious fact is that the more children one has to support, the more one suffers the effects of inflation. In this context, UNAF demands an immediate increase in family benefits.