Partner News


Hello and Goodbye to Jero

Hei you… My name is Jeroen, although many know me as Jero. I got involved in AFS many years ago as a hostbrother, and went on exchange to Finland in 2010. After 4 years as a volunteer for AFS Flanders, doing all possible tasks, I decided to go on another exchange, this time as EVSer to the AFS Norway office.  By that time I also got involved with the EPOT. And now, after one and… Read the full article


AFS Netherlands celebrate 70th anniversary

AFS Netherlands has a turbulent history with many ups and some downs. At the moment, we have the feeling that a new spring has started. We have a new and ambitious staff. We are moving the office to a better place, a nicer office, more central in the Netherlands and better accessible by public transport: It will now only be a 10 minute walk away from the train station! Our goal for the next 5… Read the full article


Nordic Leadership Development

Last February the in-person meeting of the Nordic Leadership Development Program took place in Løten, Norway. The program was organised by the Nordic AFS partners (DEN,FIN, ISL, NOR, SWE) and AFS International. The meeting in Løten was a part of a longer program spanning over 8 months including an online course and a coaching phase. Aside from the Nordic countries we also had participants from AFS Latvia and AFS Belgium Flanders. The Leadership Development Program… Read the full article


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 months.   AFS Finland appointed a new Partner Director. Kirsi-Marja Erofejeff-Engman will join the office as from July 3, 2017. Kirsi comes from the European Union of Gymnastics in Geneva where she has been working for the last 7 years. She brings a solid experience of managing non-profits… Read the full article