Working Group on the Quality of Childhood at the European Parliament

MEP Karin Resetarits (Austria, Alde Party), together with Christopher Clouder, set up the

Working Group on the Quality of Childhood at the European Parliament in 2006.
The Alliance for Childhood is helpful to the Members of the Parliament to develop the
agenda for the Working Group sessions and to draft the reports of these meetings.

 

  • The sessions are organized six times per year.
  • The sessions are hosted by MEPs.
  • The sessions are open for public. They are announced in the Parliament Building and via a mailing list by Miehiel Matthes, Secretary-General ofthe AFC-ENG.

 

MEPs participating in the Working Group

The following Members ofthe European Parliament participate in the Working Group:

 

  • MEP Evelyn Regner and MEP Karin Kadenbach (both from Austria and the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament)
  • MEP Judith Merkies (The
    Netherlands, Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European
    Parliament)
  • MEP Corina Cretu (Romania, Group ofthe Progressive Alliance of Socialists and
    Democrats in the European Parliament)
  • MEP Livia Jaroka (Hungary, Group ofthe European
    People's Party (EPP)
  • MEP Gerald Häfner (Germany, Group ofthe Greens)
  • MEP Edward McMillan-Scott (UK, Group ofthe Alliance ofLiberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE)

 

The Alliance for Childhood European Network Group is furthermore working with other MEPs on an ad hoc basis such as

 

  • MEP Anneli Jäätteenmäki (ALDE Party, Finland)
  • MEP Liisa Jaakonsaari (Socialist Group, Finland)
  • MEP Lambert van Nistelrooij (The Netherlands, EPP)
  • MEP Peter Liese (Germany, EPP)

 

The Alliance for Childhood is assisting the Members ofthe European Parliament to develop the agenda for the Working Group's sessions and to draft the reports of
these meetings.