Press Conference in the Italian Parliament on a bill on recognition of carers
A Press Conference will be held on Monday 27 June 2016, at the Italian Senate, to present the "Legge quadro nazionale per il riconoscimento e la valorizzazione del CAREGIVER familiare", the bill on recognition of informal carers. The bill will be presented by the first signatory Ignazio Angioni, exponent of the Democratic Party (PD). The bill has been signed by 73 senators from different groups.
Among the participants in the meeting, the Vice President of the Senate Valeria Fedeli, the PD Senators Donella Mattesini and Stefano Vaccari (signatories of the text); the Member of the Parliament and exponent of the Democaratic Party Edoardo Patriarca, first signatory of the same bill in the Chamber of Deputies; Loredana Ligabue from the association Carer, who has inspired the whole process resulting in the bill. The meeting will be attended also by representatives of several relevant national associations.
The proposal of law and the bill are available at the following links (in Italian):