Long-Term Care Conference - online event


Radka Maxova and Milan Brglez, Members of the European Parliament, invite you to join an online conference on long-term care on 2nd December from 14:00 to 16:30 CET. The conference will bring together representatives of the European institutions, carers organisations, service providers, academia, policy makers at national level to discuss the challenges that the sector currently faces and possible solutions.

Read more and follow the event (live streamed) on facebook here

Our Secretary General, Maciej Kucharczyk, will be among the panellists.

Agenda and speakers:


  • The Pillar lists access to affordable and good quality long-term care (LTC) services as one of its core principles
  • MEP Maxova Opening Speech
  • MEP Brglez Opening Speech

Panel 1 – Rising demand for long-term care and the need to ensure quality care that is in line with gender equality and social fairness


  • Ms Tereza Pastirčáková
  • EASPD, Secretary General Maya Doneva
  • AGE Platform Europe, Secretary General Maciej Kucharczyk
  • DG EMPL, Unit C2 Modernisation of Social Protection Systems, Ms Dana Carmen Bachmann
  • Ms Biserka Marolt Meden, president of Srebrna nit

Questions & answers

Panel 2 – Informal carers & gender dimendion. Mostly women, carry out around 30 % to around 85 % of all long-term care across Member States. It is necessary to effectively support informal carers.


  • Eurofound, Research manager, Mr Hans Dubois
  • Vice-Chair of the Management Board of the European Institute for Gender Equality, Mr Radan Šafařík
  • Eurocarers, Executive director, Mr Stecy Yghemonos
  • ETUC, policy officer for health and social services, Mr Adam Rogalewski
  • Ms Štefanija Lukič Zlobec, president of Spominčica

Questions & answers


  • MEP Maxova Closing Speech
  • MEP Brglez Closing Speech


Thursday, 2 December, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:30
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