WG1: Co-ordinating group for the action

Working Group 1 (WG1) is the co-ordinating group for the action. It has specific responsibilities for:

    • Management / oversight of all work towards delivery.
    • Co-ordination of actions towards efficiency / effectiveness.
    • Network development during Action and towards sustainability.
    • Monitoring of participation in the network / action ensuring mutual training in perspectives, disciplines and methods.

The Chair and Vice-Chair of the action lead WG1; other members including leaders and co-leaders of the four other working groups, horizontal leaders, as well as other action participants. In order to achieve its management and coordination function, the group and its subgroups meet regularly by skype, and in face-to-face MC meetings.

Name Role Leadership role Country
Lucía Jiménez MC Member Chair and WG1 Leader Spain
John Canavan MC Member Vice-Chair & WG1 Co-leader Ireland
Andy Lloyd Stakeholder Stakeholder Group Leader United Kingdom
Agata D'Addato Stakeholder Belgium
Alfonso Montero Stakeholder Belgium
David Herrera WG Participant Spain
Emanuele Bilotti MC Member Italy
Johanna Sellis Stakeholder The Netherlands
Johanna Schima Stakeholder Belgium
Luca Janka Laszlo Stakeholder Netherlands
Pat Dolan MC Substitute Ireland
Sofía Baena WG Participant Spain
  • Development of process / methodology for the creation of map of national family support stakeholders
  • Development of strategy and process for stakeholder involvement in the action
  • Planning schedule of action meetings
  • Development of guidance document on authorship
  • Development of plan for exchange of experiences between Action members at face-to-face meetings

Deliverables to Date

  • Launching of the Action
  • Map of European-level family support stakeholders
  • Set of principles to guide the Action and its research 

Other advances to Date

  • Membership process for the involvement of further participants
  • Guidelines for national leaders to support them in developing their responsibilities