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To what extent do adolescent health conditions impact outcomes in later life? What are the new and emerging health challenges that adolescents and young adults may face within the European context? These were the driving questions that brought together an outstanding group of researchers and stakeholders at the Stakeholder Event Youth and Health in Advanced Societies. Risks, Consequences and Policies at Bocconi University on 6 September 2018. [...]
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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. [...]
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. [...]
On the 23rd of January, the Generations & Gender Programme (GGP) and Population Europe organized a seminar at the European Parliament with the support of the MEP’s Alessia Mosca, Brando Benifei and Emilian Pavel. This event is part of the dissemination activities of the EU-project The Generations & Gender Programme – Evaluate, Plan, Initiate (GGP-EPI). [...]
Population Europe organised the session The Future of Demography. How to promote an “Interdiscipline” at the 2018 European Population Conference in Brussels. [...]
First FamiliesAndSocieties Stakeholder Seminar
A poor socioeconomic background and family disruptions, such as parent separation, may have an impact on the life chances of children. But so far, empirical evidence is quite scarce. What are the consequences of parental separation for the future of children? And to what extent can policy interventions prevent adverse consequences associated with it? These were the main questions discussed at the first FamiliesAndSocieties Stakeholder Seminar in Brussels. The event was chaired by Fabrizio Bernardi from the European University Institute. [...]
Never before has the human population grown so rapidly and never before has it aged so quickly. At a conference in Warsaw organised by the Warsaw School of Economics and Population Europe, politicians, scientists, and NGOs discussed facts, myths, and action plans on active ageing. [...]
The Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI), Population Europe and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) invited specialists and policy makers from all around Europe to Brussels. In the course of the symposium “Population on the move”, recent findings on issues regarding migration, citizenship and identity were presented and discussed. [...]
The New Questionnaire of the Generations & Gender Survey: What are the innovations? with Dr Tom Emery, Deputy Director of the GGP   [...]
Joining Generations & Gender Programme 2020 – Introductory Webinar with Anne Gauthier (GGP Director), Tom Emery (GGP Project Manager) & Deirdre Casella (GGP International Liaison Officer)   [...]

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