Partner Development


Visit to Romania

From the 17-18 and 23-24 November 2014, Inga Menke from the EFIL office travelled to Romania to meet key volunteers involved in the establishment of AFS structures in the country. Different meetings regarding the registration of a future AFS organisation in Romania took place. Key people came together to discuss the process of the registration, the challenges faced so far and future steps to speed up the process. In a second meeting with a larger… Read the full article


Study Visit to Ireland

In October, EFIL’s Secretary-General was involved with the facilitation of a study visit to Ireland, organised by EIL Ireland and the office of AFS International. The purpose of the study tour was to introduce European AFS Partner Organisations to EIL (Experiment in International Living) and to the secondary school programme in Ireland. AFS has stopped its activities in Ireland and the United Kingdom a while ago, but is currently investigating ways to re-enter the Irish… Read the full article