Former EPA President, Johannes Theiner was personally invited to represent EPA in an Open Seminar held in Barcelona on October 2nd, 2015 at Institut d’Estudis Catalans (Catalan Academy of Sciences). He had been invited by the “Impact-EV”-consortium acting within the European framework programme FP7. The purpose of this project is to characterise the impact of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) and prove the value of their science results.
European Local Democracy Week (ELDW) 2015: “Living together in multicultural societies: respect, dialogue, interaction”
This week (12 - 18 October) more than 130 events and activities are taking place at local level across 23 member States of the Council of Europe to celebrate the 2015 edition of the European Local Democracy Week (ELDW). Participating municipalities are organising a wide range of events on this year’s theme ‘Living together in multicultural societies: respect, dialogue, interaction’, such as seminars on solidarity, debates on human rights, exchanges with migrants and visits of refugee camps, bilingual theater performances, interviews with foreigners, exhibitions on recent armed conflicts and multicultural coffee mornings. You can still register your event.
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The Assembly called for laws which give parents “equal rights vis-à-vis their children”, in the best interests of the child, including paid parental leave available to fathers, “shared residence” arrangements for children when their parents separate, and the possibility of joint custody in case of divorce.
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