Included in the calendar are planned seminars, meetings and training events (= EFIL Academy), EFIL’s annually recurring flagship projects (like ECTP, Volunteer Summer Summit, Intercultural Dialogue Day, Forum), and governance meetings.

Training activities related to new partner development and advocacy initiatives that have a training content, have also been added.

All EFIL training and meeting events are open to non-EFIL AFS member organisations.


14 March to 22 May 2016

On-line advocacy course

19-22 May 2016

European Youth Event, Strasbourg, France

10-12 June 2016

EFIL Board meeting, Reykjavik, Iceland

14-18 June 2016

EFIL Heads of Office retreat, Lisbon, Portugal

16 June 2016

EFIL Extra-ordinary General Assembly, Lisbon, Portugal

19-21 June 2016

EFIL Staff Days

30 July – 4 August 2016

EFIL Volunteer Summer Summit, Venice, Italy

21-28 August 2016

Study session on AFS and refugees, Budapest, Hungary

24-28 August 2016

Leadership and Governance seminar, Prague, Czech Republic

29 September 2016

Intercultural Dialogue Day

EFIL’s Intercultural Dialogue Day QUIZ, Brussels, Belgium (tbc)

October 2016

EFIL Board meeting (location tbc)

29 October – 7 November

Training for Trainers, Norway, tbc

3-5 November

Forum on Intercultural Learning and Exchange, Colle Val d’Elsa, Italy

27 November – 1 December 2016

ECTP European Citizenship Trimester Programme, Brussels, Belgium

5-9 December 2016

Support staff meeting, Istanbul, Turkey

January 2017

Meeting of Organisational Development Coordinators, tbc


Editor: Paul Claes                 Layout: Alexandra Ruivo Cordeiro

Contributions by: Paul Claes, Izabela Jurczik-Arnold, Elisa Briga, Inga Menke, Frini Ezunkpe, Alexandra Ruivo Cordeiro, Ingvild Grini, Marco Tosi, Jasmina Henniova, Massimiliano Verri, Stefan Ubiparipovic, Stasa Stojkov, Charlotte Klinting

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