Heads of Office retreat in Lisbon, Portugal

From 14 to 18 June, EFIL’s Member Organisations – the European AFS Partner Organisations – met in Lisbon, Portugal, for their annual Heads of Office meeting (HOO).  This year’s meeting was a retreat, with a larger focus on the social component than the usual HOO meetings. The quality time spent together was enjoyed by all. Our hotel was ideally located in the heart of the lively city of Lisbon. And of course, throughout our stay… Read the full article

EFIL Board meets in Reykjavik, Iceland

                                EFIL’s second Board meeting of the year was kindly hosted in Reykjavik by our Member Organisation, AFS Iceland. The agenda covered global and regional network updates, and a general overview of the Federation including updated fundraising results, the EFIL calendar of activities 2016 and 2017, EFIL’s recent activities in the field of advocacy and the personnel situation of the Secretariat in Brussels. Out of many applicants, seven candidates have been… Read the full article

Introducing the new Board of EFIL

On Thursday 16 June 2016, in Lisbon, Portugal, an EFIL extra-ordinary General Assembly took place alongside the Heads of Office retreat.   Main item on the agenda was the EFIL Board elections. The following four nominees were voted on the EFIL Board of Directors for a two-year term: Sabine Siegriest from Switzerland (for a first term), Sinemis Candemir from Turkey (for a first term), Jatta Erlund from Finland (for a second term), and Andrea Franzoi from… Read the full article