International Committee 2017
When: 6-9 July 2017
Where: Portorož, Slovenia
Who: Delegates from all IFM-SEI member organisations
The International Committee is the second-highest decision-making body of IFM-SEI - which is why you should come along to the next IC meeting! We will come together at the Slovenian coast, with our hosts the Slovenian Falcons, to discuss resolutions, find out what the leadership has been doing in the last year, take part in workshops and plan the future of our movement. And of course there will be plenty of time for you to present your projects and developments and to network with the other delegates. Each member organisation can send up to 5 delegates. See you by the sea!
You can find the full call by following this link. Applications are now closed.
Döbriach International Camp 2017
When: 15-29 July 2017
Where: Falkencamp, Döbriach, Austria
Who: Hosted by Rote Falken Österreich, open to IFM-SEI members aged 5-16 and their leaders
Rote Falken Kinderfreunde Austria kindly invite you and your group to their amazing campsite in the south of Austria to create the Children's Republic of Döbriach. It will be a big, colourful and lively international Camp 2017 where families, kids, as well as young people up to the age of 16 and their leaders meet to spend two awesome weeks together.
International Summerschool 2017: Acting for Peace - Overcoming Violence
Where: Kurt Lówenstein House, Werftpfuhl, Germany
Who: open to IFM-SEI members aged 18-27
You are warmly invited to the International Summerschool 2017 'Acting for Peace - Overcoming Violence'. With around 50 other comrades from all over ther world, you will explore what is going on in and around Europe with regards to conflict and peace. What are the reasons for violent conflicts and cruel wars? What has (neo-)colonialism have to do with it? How can societies find a way out of conflict and recreate a democratic social order? What is peace eventually? And what is our role as young European activists in the consolidation of peace? All these questions and more will be explored. In addition to sharing projects and lots of political debates, we will not forget to have fun together, self-organized by the participants and we will spend a day in Berlin.
IFM-SEI Presidium meeting
When: 30-31 August 2017
Where: Utøya, Norway
Who: Presidium members and Chair of Control Commission
Framfylkingen is kindly hosting the third face-to-face Presidium meeting of 2017 on the island of Utøya, shortly before the Willy Brandt Conference. This is the opportunity for the Presidium to plan future work, discuss policy and monitor the finances and strategic work plan of the organisation.
Willy Brandt Conference - Youth Against Extremism
When: 1-3 September 2017
Where: Utøya, Norway
Who: Hosted by Framfylkingen, open to IFM-SEI members aged 17-26
Framfylkingen, in partnership with IFM-SEI, is hosting the Willy Brandt Conference - Youth Against Extremism to build awareness around the topic of extremism. Participants will practice democratic education with the vision of building a network of youth standing together to fight extremism.
'I Act' international action day planning meeting
When: 7-10 September 2017
Where: Tbilisi, Georgia
Who: Motivated participants from the Training of Trainers for the prevention of sexual violence
Eight participants from the will come together to coordinate the International Action Day on the 25 November 2017, the Day of the Elimination of Violence Against Women, as part of the 'I Act' for the prevention of sexual violence project. The planning team will produce materials and resources for member organisations to use when running activities on this day across the world.
International seminar: Community, Care and Capitalism - Who cares?
When: 14-20 November 2017
Where: Kurt Löwenstein Haus, Werftpfuhl, Germany
Who: IFM-SEI members aged 18-27
'I Act' international action day - 25 November
When: 25 November 2017
Who: Motivated participants from the I Act Training of Trainers
Coordinated around the Day of the Elimination of Violence Against Women, IFM-SEI member organisations will be given tools, resources, motivation and confidence to run activities around the ‘I Act’ for the prevention of sexual violence project all across the world on a local or national level. This could be a training day, public action or social media campaign!
In partnership with the European Youth Foundation. You can find out more about the project here.
On The Move Africa Region Meeting
Where: Nsawam, Ghana
Who: 3x members each from YAG (Ghana), Pionniers du Senegal, Pionniers du Mali and ASYOUSED (Cameroon)
The penultimate activity of the global project On The Move, will see members from the African partner organisations of the project come together to put the learning from the project in action in a regional context. Participants will explore topics such as intercultural learning, youth mobility and regional youth work, visa tips and tricks, fundraising strategies and project planning in action.
More information will be available in August 2017.
Participation Island - Nuoret Kotkat 75 years Jubilee Camp 2018
When: 25 July to 1 August 2018
Where: Bengtsår Camps Island, Hanko, Finland
Who: Nuoret Kotkat with international participants
Welcome to the most amazing camp of this century! The Participation Island jubilee camp will be held on the beautiful Bengtsår Camps Island in the Finnish Archipelago Sea. The camp will bring together children's groups from across the world on our own private island campsite. This is an event you don't want to miss - stat planning now!