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IFCO President Stela Grigoraş becomes the new Minister of Labour, Social Protection and Family in Moldova
IFCO President Stela Grigoraş becomes the Minister of Labour, Social Protection and Family of the Republic of Moldova in the new government led by the pro-European Moldovan Prime Minister Pavel Filip.
Remembering John Hulskamp (1941 – 2016)
We are deeply saddened to have received news that John Hulskamp, former IFCO Board Director and Treasurer passed away today.
IFCO 2015 World Conference: Key Highlights
More than 960 delegates attended IFCO 2015 World Conference ”Tell Someone Who Cares” which took place at Sydney Star Event Centre on 8 – 11 November 2015. Professionals and carers who are actively involved in children, family and youth services from 25 countries from across 4 continents were...
IFCO has a New Board of Directors
We are pleased to announce the new IFCO Board of Directors following the elections to the Board that took place at the IFCO Annual General Meeting on the 9th November 2015. Stela Grigoras (Moldova) will serve as the new IFCO president, Donna Scott (Australia) will be the Vice President, Jean Anne...
Candidates for 2015 IFCO Board Elections Announced
Further to the call for nominations to stand for elections to the IFCO Board, 15 self-nominations and 1 nomination* have been received by the closing date of 12 October 2015. The candidates for election to the 2015-17 Board of Directors are listed below: A) Candidates seeking re-election as the...
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 Monday, the 9th of November 2015 in Sydney, Australia commencing at 17.00 AEDT at the IFCO 2015 World Conference (Main Room at the Star Event Centre, Sydney...
Call for careleavers to apply for the IFCO 2015 Pat Whelan Youth Fund Award
The International Foster care Organisation (IFCO) is calling young people in care and care leavers to apply for the IFCO 2015 Pat Whelan Youth Fund Award. The aim of this annual initiative is to support a young person (or group of youth) with their registration or accommodation arrangements to...
Provisional programme for IFCO 2015 announced
We are delighted to announce the provisional programme for IFCO 2015 World Conference “Tell Someone Who Cares” that will take place on November 8th-11th 2015 in Sydney, Australia. You can view the preliminary agenda below or download the file by clicking on the following link.


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