Founding event of the Platform for European Fathers on Monday June 27, 2011 at the European Parliament building in Brussels, Belgium.
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On the initiative of Dutchman Peter Tromp from the Dutch ‘Vader Kennis Centrum‘ (Father Knowledge Centre) and made possible with the support of MEP Marije Cornelissen from the Greens/EFE in the European Parliament participants of 16 father-, fatherhood- and equal parenting organisations came together on Monday 27th of June, 2011 to agree and sign the Founding Statement for the federational NGO ‘Platform for European Fathers’ (PEF) at the PEF founding meeting in the European Parliament building in Brussels, Belgium
- The PEF Founding Statement can be read here.
- The listing of present Member Organisations of PEF can be found here.
The founding of the Platform for European Fathers (PEF) was welcomed at the ‘European fathers’ congress’ in the European Parliament that was organised by the Greens/EFA on June 28, 2011 in support of paternity leave.