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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...
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 Monday, the 9th of November 2015 in Sydney, Australia commencing at 17.00 AEDT at the IFCO 2015 World Conference (Main Room at the Star Event Centre, Sydney...
Call for careleavers to apply for the IFCO 2015 Pat Whelan Youth Fund Award
The International Foster care Organisation (IFCO) is calling young people in care and care leavers to apply for the IFCO 2015 Pat Whelan Youth Fund Award. The aim of this annual initiative is to support a young person (or group of youth) with their registration or accommodation arrangements to...
Provisional programme for IFCO 2015 announced
We are delighted to announce the provisional programme for IFCO 2015 World Conference “Tell Someone Who Cares” that will take place on November 8th-11th 2015 in Sydney, Australia. You can view the preliminary agenda below or download the file by clicking on the following link.
Nominations to stand for election to the IFCO Board of Directors are now open
International Foster Care Organisation (IFCO) is calling for nominations from amongst its members to stand for 2015 election to the Board of Directors.
Foster Child Moves With Foster Family in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
Placement of child with foster parents has been made possible due to the 2014 Rajasthan Foster Care Rules and India’s Juvenile Justice Act. “When I heard about foster care I felt very happy that now my dream can come true. For the last 14 years I was devoid of this thing. Today I am very happy I am...
New Early Bird Deadlines for IFCO 2015 World Conference
Early bird registration deadlines for IFCO 2015 World Conference have been exclusively extended to all IFCO members. The last chance to secure your place at 18th Biennial IFCO World Conference at discounted rates is Wednesday, 15 July 2015. Make the most of your membership and save up to 15% with...
IFCO 2015 World Conference early bird registration open
We are delighted to announce that online registration for IFCO 2015 World Conference that will take place in Sydney, Australia on 8-11 November 2015 is now open. Register now and take advantage of the early bird rates valid until 30 June 2015.