We are very pleased and proud to announce that FICE Treasurer Rolf Widmer has been awarded the Hans Erni prize. The Hans Erni Prize honors progressive thinking and acting persons who stand for justice and peace, who work for the preservation of a healthy environment and who strive to achieve sustainability in social issues. Rolf Widmer is an economist and social pedagogue. He has spent many years devoting his energies to children and young people in dificult circumstances. Th
One of FICE International's members from Hungary, NENESZ, published a book as a result of the 'I remember' and 'It touched me' competitions. The event was held in József Attila Theatre, Budapest, 25th November, 2017. Nearly 60 applicants sent their heart-touching stories, which were edited and published as a book in the middle of November 2017.
All the stories were own experiences about living in social and child-care home system in Hungary.
We are proud to announce that FICE's efforts to support care leavers have been acknowledged - the international Youth Exchange: Be the change! was awarded with the Austrian Youth Award 2017 – Main prize in the category „Erasmus+: Jugend in Aktion“. The award ceremony took place on 19th November 2017 in the City Hall of Vienna. Out of 151 projects, five projects in each of the categories „Your projects“, „National Youth Work“, „Erasmus+: Youth in Action“ were awarded with the
European Parliament marks World Children's Day by launching dialogue with children “The Europe We Want” at centre of today's debate between children and young people, MEPs, European Commissioner and other high-level representatives Brussels, 20 November, 2017: Children and young people from across Europe will today join members of the European Parliament under the auspices of its President, Mr. Antonio Tajani for a debate on the theme of “the Europe We Want.”
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On November 16th, 2017 FICE International participated in the opening session of the conference organized by FICE Romania with the support of the National Authority for Children Rights Protection and Adoption and other local authorities that showed their full support. The conference took place in the context of 19 days of activism (November 1-19) against abuse and violence and represents another event in the series of events that directly contribute to the wellbeing of childr
Workshop on Gestalt Therapy & Psychodrama Gestalt therapy is an existential psychotherapy that grows from the recognition of and respect for each person's unique existence in the here and now. The basic method is facilitation of present awareness as it flows through one's experienced reality. Fixed patterns of responses, which block this flow, create problems by holding one in a fantasy of the past and prohibiting aware response to the present moment. Through the establishmen
The "IV International Seminar on quality of alternative care for children and teenagers: the right to familiar and communitarian companionship" is a realization of NECA and FICE BRAZIL in partnership with FICE International e the National Movement in Favor familiar and communitarian companionship. The Seminar aims to present and debate situations and practices of caring and protecting of children and teenagers in out of family environments. In order to achieve that the propos
The International Youth Exchange "Be the change!", coordinated by FICE Austria in August 2016, was nominated from within a large number of projects as one of five outstanding projects in the category “Erasmus+ Youth in Action” for the Austrian Youth Award 2017 awarded by the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs and Youth (BMFJ). In the award ceremony with the Minister for Family Affairs Sophie Karmasin on 19th November 2017 in the city hall of Vienna the five nominated project