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IFCO 2016 European Conference: deadlines extended
Deadlines for paper submissions and early bird registration for International Foster Care Organisation's 2016 European Conference have been extended until 13 June 2016. The extension provides an extra time to submit paper outlines and the opportunity for adult and youth delegates to benefit from...
The next IFCO Conference destination: Sheffield, UK, September 2016
IFCO 2016 European Conference will take place on 1-4 September 2016 in Sheffield, the 4th largest city in England at the heart of the UK.
All children count but not all are counted
IFCO joins world's NGOs to urge UN to ensure that the most vulnerable children to be not left behind by global development.
IFCO President Stela Grigoraş becomes the new Minister of Labour, Social Protection and Family in Moldova
IFCO President Stela Grigoraş becomes the Minister of Labour, Social Protection and Family of the Republic of Moldova in the new government led by the pro-European Moldovan Prime Minister Pavel Filip.
Remembering John Hulskamp (1941 – 2016)
We are deeply saddened to have received news that John Hulskamp, former IFCO Board Director and Treasurer passed away today.
IFCO 2015 World Conference: Key Highlights
More than 960 delegates attended IFCO 2015 World Conference ”Tell Someone Who Cares” which took place at Sydney Star Event Centre on 8 – 11 November 2015. Professionals and carers who are actively involved in children, family and youth services from 25 countries from across 4 continents were...
IFCO has a New Board of Directors
We are pleased to announce the new IFCO Board of Directors following the elections to the Board that took place at the IFCO Annual General Meeting on the 9th November 2015. Stela Grigoras (Moldova) will serve as the new IFCO president, Donna Scott (Australia) will be the Vice President, Jean Anne...
Candidates for 2015 IFCO Board Elections Announced
Further to the call for nominations to stand for elections to the IFCO Board, 15 self-nominations and 1 nomination* have been received by the closing date of 12 October 2015. The candidates for election to the 2015-17 Board of Directors are listed below: A) Candidates seeking re-election as the...