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The International Federation of Settlements and Neighborhood Centers (IFS) is a global movement of more than 11000 member associations that include multi-purpose, community-based organizations across the world. We believe in empowering the people who work for social justice by connecting, inspiring and supporting an inclusive global community. 

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Focus Areas: Human rights in Hungary

Authoritarian and populistic forces are growing stronger in many parts of the world. One thing they have in common is to obstruct the work of NGOs dealing with human rights. One of the most flagrant exemples of this is the regime in Hungary. IFS wants to advocate against this and tries to support NGOs, e g in Hungary, that are working for human rights, inclusion and social justice.

This “Statement for defending the rights of NGOs in Hungary” was taken by the IFS board in Morocco 2019-06-14.

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What is a debate? How to create a culture of debate (strategy) in social, community centres and neighbourhood houses? How to choose topics for debate? What are the tools and approach to conducting a debate?

25 participants gathered at Raymond Jégou in Bretagne, France to reflect on training in debates organization.

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Australian Neighbourhood Houses & Centres Association shared.Share your experiences about the great work you do with men in your local House/Community, or where you think the gaps are?

Five to ten minutes is all it takes, and it would really help Jonathan from Neighbourhood Houses Tasmania with a presentation he is giving to the QLD CD network, Community Development Queensland Conference on Thursday.

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Australian Neighbourhood Houses & Centres Association shared.

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