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Here you can stay updated on all our latest news and developments and see what’s going on in the world of international Foster Care through our dedicated blog.

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IFCO invites expressions of interest from member and non-member organisations to host the next biennial IFCO 2019 and 2020 World Conferences
International Foster Care Organisation is looking to identify two host countries for the next IFCO Regional Conference that will take place in 2019 and IFCO World Conference scheduled for 2020. This is an exciting opportunity for the host country to showcase latest developments in family-based and...
IFCO has a New Board of Directors
We are pleased to announce that following the elections during the Annual General Meeting on the 2nd November 2017 in Malta, IFCO has the new 2017-2019 Board of Directors.
IFCO 2017 - Programme
IFCO 2017 Conference is just one day away: last minute helpful info and tips
We are pleased to announce that 20th biennial IFCO 2017 World Conference, which will take place from 1st to 4th November 2017 in Valletta, Malta, has been completely sold out. Over 300 delegates from 42 countries of the world will attend 10 plenary and workshop sessions and more than 65 interactive...
Candidates for 2017 IFCO Board Elections Announced
Further to the 2017 call for nominations to stand for elections to the IFCO Board, 6 self-nominations and 1 nomination* have been received by the closing date of 6 October 2017. The candidates for election to the 2017-19 Board of Directors are listed below:
FCOI / IFCO Annual General Meeting: Official Notice
The Annual General Meeting of Foster Care Organisation International (known as International Foster Care Organisation or IFCO) will be held on Thursday, the 2nd of November 2017 in Valletta, Malta commencing at 17.30 CET at the IFCO 2017 World Conference (University of Malta, Valletta Campus, Room...
Nominations to stand for election to the IFCO Board of Directors are now open
International Foster Care Organisation (IFCO) is seeking new members to sit on the Board of Directors. Nominations to stand for 2017 election to the Board of Directors are now open. You can help IFCO continue to advance its mission of sharing global experience to achieve excellence in alternative...
Early Bird Registration Extended for IFCO 2017 World Conference
Early bird registration deadlines for IFCO 2017 World Conference have been extended until 15th September 2017, enabling delegates to register at 10% discounted rates for another two weeks. 
IFCO 2017 Call for Papers: Deadlines Extended
Due to numerous requests, the deadlines for the IFCO 2017 World Conference have been extended until 28 April 2017. Take advantage of this great opportunity and share your expertise with the international foster and alternative care community.