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FCOI / IFCO Annual General Meeting: Official Notice

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 Saturday, the 3rd of September 2016 in Sheffield, UK commencing at 2 p.m. UK time at the IFCO 2016 European Conference (Pennine Lecture Theatre, City Campus, Sheffield Hallam University, Howard Street, Sheffield, S11WB, UK).

All paid-up members of FCOI/IFCO are invited to attend whether they are registered at the conference or not. People who are not members are also welcome to attend as observers, without the right to vote.

Registered UK Charity: 1081324 
Member of Eurochild and Child Rights Connect (formerly the NGO Group for the UN CRC)   
NGO in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations ECOSOC

Annual General Meeting agenda

  1. Welcome to FCOI / IFCO members and observers
  2. Apologies / Proxy votes received by 27th August 2016
  3. Approval of 2015 AGM Minutes on 09 November 2015 in Sydney, Australia
  4. Presentation and approval of the 2015/2016 Annual Trustees’ Report (available at the venue prior to the start of the meeting)
  5. Presentation and approval of the 2015/2016 Financial Statements (available at the venue prior to the start of the meeting)
  6. Appointment of the Company Secretary and financial auditors for 2016 -2017
  7. Closure of the formal business section of the AGM
  8. IFCO's future plans, conferences and project work: presentation & informal discussion

FCOI / IFCO proxy voting form

Voting by proxy is permitted on the prescribed form and must conform to the Memorandum & Articles of Association. If you are unable to attend the Annual General Meeting, please use the following link to download Proxy Voting Form which must be signed and received by the official Company Secretary via / fax +44 20 7969 5600 or postal address haysmacintyre, 26 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4AG, UK by the 27th August 2016.

There are no Board elections this year – the next elections will be at the November 2017 IFCO World Conference in Valetta, Malta.


 You may join or renew your IFCO membership online via If you have any other questions related to this year's Annual General Meeting, you can contact IFCO Secretariat via / +44 (0) 20 8144 7571 / Skype: