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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.Β 

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β€œLet’s all be brave and creative builders of a much better and just world”

Focus Areas: Social Justice, Democracy and Peace

The IFS Network and its members remain united in advocating for social justice, diversity, solidarity, peace and democracy around the world. Here are some of the activities conducted by the IFS Helsinki Office and its members to advocate for social justice, peace, and democracy everywhere.

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Our Membership spans the globe offering partnership for programs and conferences that introduce you to new networking channels.

Latest in the IFS

  • IFS Internationale Conference 2023 in France. Read more
  • Project IFS Fostering Social Justice! Erasmus + EU Program 2021 – 2024 – IFS as advocate and provider for adult learning opportunities – 11 EU countries – 12 partners – 17 Projects – 1 Network. Read more.
  • IFS and members’s support to Ukraine – Youth Camps for the youngsters. Do you want to make a donation? Please go to Donation.
  • IFS Declaration on Social Justice, published at the end the IFS International Conference 2021 in Sydney.

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Dear IFS member,
Have you registered to join us at the IFS International Conference 2023 and the French federation's Congress in Lille, France? Register now and secure your seat at this grand event! The Early Bird pricing will end on January 31, 2023. Follow the link below to register. πŸ‘‡

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Dear IFS member,
Have you registered to join us at the IFS International Conference 2023 and the French federations Congress in Lille, France? Register now and secure your seat at this grand event! The Early Bird pricing  will end on January 31, 2023. Follow the link below to register. πŸ‘‡
https://ifsnetwork.org/event/ifs-international-conference-2023-in-france-save-the-date/

Happy International Day of Education to all the IFS member organizations committed to supporting diversified ways of learning in their communities! Read the IFS Statement on this occasion from the IFS website.πŸ‘‡
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Happy International Day of Education to all the IFS member organizations committed to supporting diversified ways of learning in their communities! Read the IFS Statement on this occasion from the IFS website.πŸ‘‡
https://ifsnetwork.org/news/international-day-of-education-2023-ifs-statement/

#IFS International Conference Lille 2023. #democracy and Social Justice. Have you registered? The early-bird pricing ends on January 31, 2023. REGISTER NOWπŸ‘‡ to secure your place and accommodation!πŸ˜‰

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#IFS International Conference Lille 2023. #democracy and Social Justice. Have you registered? The early-bird pricing ends on January 31, 2023. REGISTER NOWπŸ‘‡ to secure your place and accommodation!πŸ˜‰
https://ifsnetwork.org/event/ifs-international-conference-2023-in-france-save-the-date/

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