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IFCO BOARD ELECTIONS - REMINDER - apply by email by 20 JULY!
02.07.2013
21 JULY BOARD NOMINATIONS HAVE CLOSED /// *OFFICIAL NOTICE* > THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM) OF FCOI / IFCO WILL BE HELD ON 14 SEPTEMBER 2013 AT THE IFCO2013OSAKA CONFERENCE COMMENCING AT 18.30 - all members of FCOI/IFCO are welcome to attend whether they are registered at the conference or...
SPONSORED YOUTH PLACES FOR OSAKA
FULLY SPONSORED YOUTH PLACES FOR OSAKA - apply online by 27 June! *APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED* - results by 12 July
27.05.2013
SELECTION RESULTS > 13 July - individual emails have been sent to all candidates /// FULLY SPONSORED YOUTH PLACES FOR OSAKA - apply online by 27 June!
FINLAND - "We believe in you – so should you"
FINLAND - "We believe in you – so should you" Guidelines for life and strength for coping. A handbook of alternative care by young people for young people. NOW IN ENGLISH for you to download!
07.05.2013
PRESENTED AT THE 2011 IFCO WORLD CONFERENCE IN CANADA & NOW IN ENGLISH - CONGRATULATIONS to Pesäpuu's "Survivors" team! This handbook is for children and young people aged 10 and over who have been placed in alternative care outside their birth home.
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USA - NATIONAL FOSTER CARE MONTH, MAY 2013 - PROCLAMATION BY PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA + NFPA National Education Conference
01.05.2013
As a Nation, we have no task more important than ensuring our children grow up healthy and safe. It is a promise we owe to the hundreds of thousands of youth in foster care -- boys and girls who too often go without the love, protection, and stability of a permanent family. This month, we recommit...
Child in Russian children's home
Russia: Are efforts to help thousands of 'abandoned' children being resisted? + watch the 15 minute video documentary
05.04.2013
"Ambitious plans to reduce the number of orphans in Russia are running into strong institutional resistance, child welfare campaigners have warned." *IFCO is currently working with Russian NGO partners on two projects in four regions of Russia* Watch the 15 minute BBC video > http://www.bbc.co....
Ivanka Shalapatova
BULGARIA - Former IFCO vice-President & organiser of IFCO's 2012 Conference Ivanka Shalapatova appointed Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Policy
24.03.2013
Former IFCO vice-President & organiser of IFCO's 2012 Conference Ivanka Shalapatova was appointed Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Policy of today, March 20, 2013 She will coordinate activities related to policies on social assistance and social services, children and people with...
WORLDWIDE - NEW PUBLICATION > Moving Forward: Implementing the ‘Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children’
19.03.2013
The"Moving Forward" handbook is available in English, French, Spanish and Russian at www.alternativecareguidelines.org "Moving Forward" provides practical guidance on moving forward on the road to alternative care provision for children. It highlights implications for policy-making where national...
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IFCO's 2013 World Conference - September - OSAKA, Japan *LATEST* 862 people have registered - REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED >>> PLEASE DON'T FORGET YOUR GIFT FOR THE SILENT AUCTION!
14.02.2013
UPDATED 1 SEPTEMBER >>> REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED >>> PLEASE DON'T FORGET YOUR GIFT FOR THE SILENT AUCTION! NEWS - 24 AUGUST - from the Conference's FB page > "The target participant was attained. All days participant 862 persons. Youth 115 persons." Did you now there are more...

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