Informal meeting during the summer session of the Parliamentary Assembly at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg on Wednesday, 22 June 2016
Dissemination of Shared Parenting in Europe within the Perspective of Resolution 2079 (2015) of the Council of Europe
The meeting was endorsed by Mrs Françoise Hetto-Gaasch
On June 22, 2016, the International Council on Shared Parenting (ICSP) held an informal meeting - endorsed by Mrs Françoise Hetto-Gaasch, the initiator of Resolution 2079 (2015) - with members of the Parlamentary Assembly at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, on the subject
The meeting language was French.
ICSP Members from 6 countries (Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Scotland, Switzerland) travelled to Strasbourg, using the chance to meet with Françoise Hetto-Gaasch and interested members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. The one hour meeting included a presentation of the ICSP and the results of recent research, followed by a discussion on the follow-up of Resolution 2079 (2015). The presentation of ICSP was held by the two Vice-Presidents, Dr. Chantal Clot-Grangeat (France) and Oliver Hunziker (Switzerland). Then, Jan Piet de Man (Belgium) presented the ICSP conference conclusions, Dr. Vittorio Vezzetti (Italy, represented by Chantal Clot-Grangeat) stressed the effects of parental loss on physical and biological health, Prof. Michel Grangeat (France) showed that equal shared parenting is beneficial for teenagers and toddlers, and Dr. Chantal Clot-Grangeat (France) demonstrated that parental conflict does not constitute a backing for residential arrangement. Finally, Yannis Paparigopoulos (Greece) claimed for an ambitious international convention guarantying children’s bounds with both parents.