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Welcome to the IFCO news and blogs section.

Here you can stay updated on all our latest news and developments and see what’s going on in the world of international Foster Care through our dedicated blog.

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Nominations to stand for election to the IFCO Board of Directors are now open
International Foster Care Organisation (IFCO) is seeking new members to sit on the Board of Directors. Nominations to stand for 2017 election to the Board of Directors are now open. You can help IFCO continue to advance its mission of sharing global experience to achieve excellence in alternative...
Early Bird Registration Extended for IFCO 2017 World Conference
Early bird registration deadlines for IFCO 2017 World Conference have been extended until 15th September 2017, enabling delegates to register at 10% discounted rates for another two weeks. 
IFCO 2017 Call for Papers: Deadlines Extended
Due to numerous requests, the deadlines for the IFCO 2017 World Conference have been extended until 28 April 2017. Take advantage of this great opportunity and share your expertise with the international foster and alternative care community.
IFCO 2017 registration and call for papers are open now
This year's IFCO World Conference “Setting Sail from a Safe Port: Giving our children confidence to move forward with safe and permanent relationships” will take place in Valletta, Malta from 1st to 4th November 2017.
FCOI / IFCO Annual General Meeting: Official Notice
The Annual General Meeting of Foster Care Organisation International (known as International Foster Care Organisation or IFCO) will be held on Saturday, the 3rd of September 2016 in Sheffield, UK commencing at 2 p.m. UK time at the IFCO 2016 European Conference (Pennine Lecture Theatre, City Campus...
IFCO partners with The Fostering Network for 2016 Conference in Sheffield
International Foster Care Organisation is pleased to announce that The Fostering Network, the UK’s leading fostering charity, has become an official conference partner for the IFCO 2016 European Conference taking place from 1 to 4 September 2016 in Sheffield.
Speakers and provisional programme for IFCO 2016 Conference announced
We are delighted to announce provisional programme and the first confirmed speakers for IFCO 2016 European Conference that will take place on 1-4 September 2016 in Sheffield, UK.
Apply for the IFCO 2016 Pat Whelan Youth Fund Award
The International Foster care Organisation (IFCO) is calling for care leavers to apply for the IFCO 2016 Pat Whelan Youth Fund Award. The aim of this annual initiative is to support young people in and from care with their registration or accommodation arrangements to attend IFCO 2016 European...