Welcoming new IFM-SEI member organisations!

We are very pleased to welcome Ajyal to our socialist educational family as a candidate member of IFM-SEI, after the International Committee 2017 approved their membership application. Ajyal youth movement was established by Arab young leaders who believe in educational change for the Arab society who lives in Israel. The movement was established on 2006 and has Read more about Welcoming new IFM-SEI member organisations![…]

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Call for hosts IFM-SEI Presidium meetings and IC 2018

IFM-SEI Presidium is looking for IFM-SEI organisations with the enthusiasm, capacity and ability to host an IFM-SEI Presidium meeting or International Committee meeting in 2018. In 2017, Independence Youth Forum (IYF) hosted a Presidium meeting in Beit-Jala, Palestine, and Framfylkingen will host the second Presidium meeting on the island of Utøya, Norway. We extend our Read more about Call for hosts IFM-SEI Presidium meetings and IC 2018[…]

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International Solidarity Against G20

[ES abajo] This weekend (7-9 July) the G20 meeting is taking place in Hamburg, Germany. There the leaders of the 20 biggest economies are meeting, in order to discuss topics like climate change, development policy of African countries and international security. Pretending to solve the problems like these in the interest of the people. In fact Read more about International Solidarity Against G20[…]

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— Extended deadline — Join us at Utøya: Willy Brandt Conference Against Extremism 2017

— Extended Deadline — The deadline for applying has been extended until the 31st of July. Are you going to miss this opportunity?   Framfylkingen warmly invites IFM-SEI member to join the international youth conference ‘Willy Brandt – Youth Conference against Extremism’. The conference will take place on Utøya, Norway, from the 1-3 September 2017. Aim The Read more about — Extended deadline — Join us at Utøya: Willy Brandt Conference Against Extremism 2017[…]

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Children on the Move – don’t trust the crisis!

Hear from Heli Gotthartsleitner, from Rote Falken Kindefreunde Austria, about our Children on the Move study session in Strasbourg on 5-12 March 2017. Back to the year 2015: The news about the advance of the terrorist organisation “Islamic State” and the associated escape movement of thousands of people from crisis areas like Syria or Afghanistan Read more about Children on the Move – don’t trust the crisis![…]

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Carly Walker-Dawson, IFM-SEI candidate for CoE Advisory Council

IFM-SEI is nominating our Secretary General, Carly Walker-Dawson, for the Council of Europe’s Advisory Council on Youth. The elections will take place on 21-22 April at the European Youth Forum (YFJ) COMEM. We hope that YFJ member organisations will support IFM-SEI’s candidature. You can find the candidacy documents by following links below: AC Nomination IFM-SEI Read more about Carly Walker-Dawson, IFM-SEI candidate for CoE Advisory Council[…]

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Join ALARM, our new e-learning course on refugees and migration!

ALARM alarms everyone to be fully concerned about world tragedies then there will be no more, nowhere. ALARM is a finger that can’t lift a stone alone but with your full support and involvement nothing resists. Join our socialist and noble community and be helpful to your fellows and community while learning and taking actions. Read more about Join ALARM, our new e-learning course on refugees and migration![…]

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Next IFM-SEI international camp taking place in 2020!

We are very excited to announce that the next IFM-SEI international camp will take place in 2020 hosted by our comrades in the UK, Woodcraft Folk. The IFM-SEI Presidium took the decision in Palestine, at their last meeting at the start of April, to host the camp in cooperation with Woodcraft Folk. Tom Brooks, the Read more about Next IFM-SEI international camp taking place in 2020![…]

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IFM-SEI featured in new Social Platform resource

We are thrilled to be featured in the new resource from the Social Platform, Investing in Services for People’s Wellbeing: A collection of case studies. IFM-SEI is featured as one of the 14 case studies, which are divided into five categories: Investing in integrated social and health care services Investing in migrants’ and refugees’ inclusion Investing in Read more about IFM-SEI featured in new Social Platform resource[…]

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Welcome Ceci, our new Project Officer!

We are very happy to welcome Ceci Aranda to the IFM-SEI office as our new Project Officer. Ceci will be joining the team four days a day and joins the other four secretariat members in Brussels (Carly Walker-Dawson – Secretary General, Ingrid de Kock – Officer Manager, Bet Bayó and Mie Jørgensen – volunteers). She Read more about Welcome Ceci, our new Project Officer![…]

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IC meeting 2017 – join us in Slovenia, register your delegates now!

It is with pleasure that we invite all member organisations to the IFM-SEI International Committee Meeting 2017. The meeting will take place in Slovenia on 6-9 July 2017 and is being organised in cooperation with our members from the Slovenian Falcons. The venue of the meeting is the Dijaški dom Portorož Hostel on the Slovenian Read more about IC meeting 2017 – join us in Slovenia, register your delegates now![…]

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Join the ‘I Act’ focus group!

In 2017 we will see our new project ‘I Act’ start, with the support of the European Youth Foundation of the Council of Europe. The project will look at the prevention of sexual violence from the bystander approach (you can find more information here). We are looking for IFM-SEI members from Council of Europe members states Read more about Join the ‘I Act’ focus group![…]

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New project: ‘I Act’ for the prevention of sexual violence

We are pleased to announce that 2017 will see our new project ‘I Act’ come to fruition, with the generous support of the European Youth Foundation of the Council of Europe. The work plan project taking place for the duration of 2017 will look at the prevention of sexual violence from the bystander approach. You Read more about New project: ‘I Act’ for the prevention of sexual violence[…]

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On the Move seminar II – exploring visas

‘On the Move’ is our exciting global project for 2016–2018 which tackles many issues around mobility, all of which are relevant to young people living in a globalised world and who do not want to be stopped by borders! The project was launched with a kick off event at IFM-SEI Camp 2016 and followed up with Read more about On the Move seminar II – exploring visas[…]

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Call for participants: Children on the Move study session

Are you aged 16-30 and passionate about the topic of refugees and migration? Do you work or volunteer with child refugees, or are interested in doing so? Are you concerned about the situation regarding unaccompanied minors? If the answer is yes to these questions, you should apply to our upcoming study session in partnership with Read more about Call for participants: Children on the Move study session[…]

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European Voluntary Service in IFM-SEI 2017-2018

We are looking for an enthusiastic and active member to volunteer full time in Brussels for 12 months between September 2017 and August 2018. IFM-SEI will apply for a fund called European Voluntary Service to cover the living costs of the volunteer. Please note that the grant is not guaranteed. We will apply for the grant in Read more about European Voluntary Service in IFM-SEI 2017-2018[…]

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Cartoon from KKSP about supporting the community after the earthquake and how to donate

Solidarity with KKSP after earthquake hits Indonesia

We would like to share a message from our friends in KKSP: ‘Dear comrades, an earthquake hit Pidie Jaya, Indonesia, on 7th December. The people there need emergency medical and food supplies as well at support to rebuild their homes. KKSP is already in the area delivering aid and working with local people, especially children, Read more about Solidarity with KKSP after earthquake hits Indonesia[…]

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Call for a new IFM-SEI Project Officer

We are thrilled to announce that we are recruiting a new Project Officer to join the IFM-SEI Secretariat in March 2017. You can find the full details below. We look forward to receiving your application! Location: Brussels Contract: one-year fixed-term with possibility for extension (commencing March 2017) Deadline to apply: Sunday 8 January 2017, 23:59 (CET) Read more about Call for a new IFM-SEI Project Officer[…]

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Call for hosts: IFM-SEI Presidium and International Committee meetings 2017-19

IFM-SEI Presidium is looking for IFM-SEI organisations with the enthusiasm, capacity and ability to host an IFM-SEI Presidium meeting or International Committee meeting in the current mandate during the years of 2017-19. What is a Presidium meeting? The IFM-SEI Presidium is the decision-making board of IFM-SEI made up of 12 members – ten regional representatives, Read more about Call for hosts: IFM-SEI Presidium and International Committee meetings 2017-19[…]

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Call for trainers: ‘Children on the Move’ study session 2017

Are you aged 18-35? Do you want to get more active in the educational work of IFM-SEI? Do you have experience working on the topics of child refugees, unaccompanied minors or children’s rights? IFM-SEI is looking for enthusiastic, motivated and experienced trainers to join an international team for our upcoming study session in partnership with Read more about Call for trainers: ‘Children on the Move’ study session 2017[…]

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What we want for bi visibility day is to exist, to celebrate our existence

Today is Bi Visibility Day, a time for bi-, pan- and non-monosexual/romantic people as well as our allies around the world to celebrate the existence and survival of bi* folks and culture. When we use the term „bi*“, we are referring to people who are attracted to more than one gender, whether they identify with a specific label or Read more about What we want for bi visibility day is to exist, to celebrate our existence[…]

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