European Union Foreign Affairs Spouses, Partners and Families Association

The purpose of EUFASA is the exchange of information and ideas among its members to improve the provisions relating to spouses, partners and families of officers employed by the EU Foreign Ministries. It aims to identify effective family support practices, and to raise awareness both at national and EU level and gain support for family-friendly policies within the EU Ministries of Foreign Affairs.

The current members of EUFASA are the spouses/partners' associations of: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, EU Commission, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. he spouses/partners’ associations of Iceland and Switzerland are associate members, having the same rights than members. The EU Member States without spouses/partners' associations as well as the EU Accession and Candidate states have observer status.

The EUFASA WELCOME TEAM was established in 2012 as a coordinating body to assist those setting up the new project abroad and to report back to EUFASA at the annual conferences.

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