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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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International Day of Education 2023 – IFS Statement
Ahead of the International Day of Education on 24 January, the IFS...
IFS International Conference Lille 2023 Speakers
We will be expanding the list of speakers and presenters, including their...
The On Humanity’s Side Award goes to the Finnish artist Paleface
The "On the humanity's side" award 2022 goes to the Finnish hip-hop artist...
IFS International Conference 12.-14.5.2023 Lille France
Event description The IFS International Conference 2023 will...
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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