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The Population Europe Exhibition “How to get to 100 – and enjoy it”, which has been travelling over the past years throughout Europe, was, by invitation of Mr Heinz Becker MEP and with financial support of the Economic and Social Research Council, on display from 26th to 29th of September at the European Parliament in Brussels. [...]
Policies for families: Is there a best practice?
What are the current trends in social policies related to families in Europe? What are the most important areas for future policy interventions? Are there best practices to be followed? These were the main questions discussed at the fourth FamiliesAndSocieties Stakeholder Seminar in Brussels. The event was chaired by Gerda Neyer (Associate Professor at Stockholm University) and Livia Sz. Oláh (Associate Professor at Stockholm University and Project Coordinator of FamiliesAndSocieties). [...]
Joint Workshop and Panel Debate with CPC
On 10 May 2016, the Centre for Population Change CPC held two meetings in Westminster/London. Population Europe was a co-organiser of these events. The morning event saw the CPC research teams present their interim findings to an audience of policy-makers, academics, charity workers and journalists, followed by questions and discussion which will feed into their continuing research. Videos of the presentations can be seen on the CPC YouTube channel: [...]
How policies shape the organisation of caring and financial responsibilities for family members
The main questions discussed at the third FamiliesAndSocieties Stakeholder Seminar in Brussels were how laws and policies shape gendered interdependencies in families, how the so-called “sandwich generation” (those who are simultaneously raising a child and caring for parents, aged 45-69) cares for elderly parents across countries, and how the financial crisis has affected intergenerational patterns of family support across households. [...]
Event Riga
Policy Implications and Challenges
On Friday, 30 October 2015, experts from science and policy met for Population Europe’s event, co-organised with three universities (Kaunas University, University of Latvia, and Tallin University) in Latvia’s capital city of Riga to discuss demographic challenges in the Baltic countries.   [...]
Webinar
The Role of Genes in Fertility
On Wednesday, October 14th 2015 Population Europe held its second webinar of the year. It was the first to be hosted from Brussels, where the Population Europe Information Centre was opened in May.   [...]
On 31 March 2015 the Population Europe Information Centre was officially opened in Brussels by James W. Vaupel, Executive Director of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research and Chair of the Population Europe Board of Trustees, with a talk on “The Remarkable Rise of Longevity – Implication for Individuals and for Societies”.   [...]
Public Finances and Intergenerational Transfers
National Transfer Accounts (NTA) [...]
Event Nordic Embassies 1
Gender Imbalances in the Nordic Countries and Germany
The term ‘rush hour of life’ refers to the phase between the ages of 25 and 45 in which life’s major tasks are concentrated – starting a family, building a career and, increasingly, also caring for one’s parents. At an event on May 18th, organised by the Nordic Embassies in Germany, Population Europe and the Herbert Quandt-Foundation, researchers, experts and politicians from six different countries focused on disparities in family policies in the Nordic countries and in Germany. [...]
Public Finances and Intergenerational Transfers
National Transfer Accounts (NTA) Alexia Fürnkranz-Prskawetz (Deputy Director, Vienna Institute of Demography, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital) opened the event with an introduction of the AGENTA project. [...]

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