Partner News


Partner News

In each edition of EFILife, we dedicate some space to partner news, including personnel changes as well as relevant events that have taken place over the past month.   From AFS Hungary comes the news that Csilla Fodor left the organisation after 7 years. First as Hosting Coordinator and for the past 5 years as Organisational Development Coordinator, Csilla managed to grow the volunteer force significantly and expanded the network of local chapters. In the… Read the full article


Welcome to Pina

Dear AFSers around the world! My name is Pina and I come from a town near Naples, in the sunny South of Italy. In the next months I will be working on the ECTP (European Citizenship Trimester Programme) as an intern at the EFIL office in Brussels and I’m very excited about it! Since I was a child I have always been fascinated by discovering new places and meeting new people, thanks to my parents… Read the full article


Welcome to Paola

Buongiorno! My name is Paola and since the 1st September I’m the new Partner Development Assistant at EFIL (sponsored by Fondazione CRT). I come from northern Italy, from a small town in Langhe and Roero (Piedmont), situated in a beautiful wine landscape recently recognised as one of the UNESCO sites! One of my biggest passions? Talking to people from different countries and learning from their cultures, to see how I can become a better person… Read the full article


Welcome to Marin

Hi AFSers around the world! My name is Marín Björt and in September I started at EFIL as a 12 month EVSer. I come from Akureyri, Iceland, a town known for hills, skiing and creative fast food. AFS has been a part of my life since 2003 when I went on an year long exchange to Domodossola, Italy. Since my return I have volunteered as much as possible doing everything from peeling potatoes to coordinating… Read the full article


Goodbye to Frederik

A Little Goodbye! After many fun moments and experiences my internship in the EFIL office has come to an end. It has been an enjoyable time with ups and downs; long workdays with tasks and e-mails just piling up, and a lot of cleaning to come home to, but at the same time there has been room for interesting discussions and delicious food! While in Brussels I met a lot of Danish students who interned… Read the full article