Our Methods

AFC-ENG is a European Network organisation that works as follows:

 

MEETINGS
To hold meeting of members of the Alliance twice a year to discuss the activities of the Alliance and share new insights and initiatives regarding the quality of childhood. The members also brief each other on their activities and in this way new partnerships and coalitions are formed regarding certain themes and projects.

QOC TALKS
To regularly hold expert talks in the Working Group on the Quality of Childhood (QoC) at the European Parliament (QoC talks) since December 2016 the Working Group has been holding QOC Talks every two months in the European Parliament in Brussels, 61 sessions in all by the end of 2016. Read more

BOOKS
To publish books on expert talks and invited papers: 6 volumes have been published from 2010 to 2016. Volumes 1 to 4 were published with ECSWE, and volume 5 and 6 with UEF. See Publications

COLLABORATION
To collaborate with organizations that share the same vision and goals as the Alliance

STIMULATE COOPERATION
To stimulate cooperation in the European Parliament for the benefit of children such as the establishment of an (official) Intergroup on Children´s Rights in December 2014.