Introducing the new Board of EFIL

In Malaga, Spain, an EFIL extra-ordinary General Assembly took place alongside the Heads of Office retreat. Main item on the agenda were the EFIL Board elections. Out of six candidates the following four nominees were voted on the EFIL Board of Directors for a two-year term: Jörn Lehmann from Germany (for a third term), Jatta Erlund from Finland (former National Director AFS Finland), Andrea Franzoi from Italy (current ODC of Intercultura), and Ragnar Thorvardarson (current… Read the full article

EFIL Board meets in Madrid

For its second meeting of the year, the EFIL Board of Directors on 6-8 June met in Madrid, in the new office premises of EFIL Member Organisation Intercultura Espana. This was the last meeting of the 2013/2014 Board. Board elections took place the week after, at the e.o.G.A. alongside the EFIL HOO retreat in Malaga (see elsewhere in this edition of EFILife). The Board discussed actual trends and key issues in the global AFS network…. Read the full article

Extension of Affiliate EFIL Membership for Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Slovakia and Slovenia

      At the its meeting in Madrid (6-8 June, see elsewhere in this edition of EFILife), the EFIL Board unanimously approved the extension of the Affiliate Membership of the partner organisations in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Slovakia and Slovenia by a further three years, until June 2017. The continued investment of EFIL resources will further work towards the establishment of sustainable leadership and governance structures in the partner organisations, as well as… Read the full article

European National Directors meet in Malaga

Sunshine and Picasso In the Spanish countryside near the town of Malaga, Spain, 28 European National Directors of EFIL’s Member Organisations met in an extra ordinary setting with a cosy atmosphere, excellent facilities, and great Spanish cuisine for their Heads of Office retreat, the first one of this kind since the retreat in the French Provence in 2010. The quality time spent together was enjoyed by all in the inviting, informal and relaxing environment of… Read the full article