Youth in East Africa create their own jobs

There’s far between the available job postings in the East African countries and even with a degree, it’s difficult to get through. As a result, many youths are counting on starting their own businesses to secure a job and a salary they can live off. There are thousands of little sheds with three walls and […]

Stories from East Africa

26-year-old Irene Mitema from Dar es Salaam, which is the capital of Tanzania, will visit Denmark the last week of February. She is going to travel across the country and together with a representative from FIC talk about the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Irene started her own business with help from one of FIC’s youth […]

SOLIDAR´s meeting at FIC´s headquarter

On the 17th of December SOLIDAR´s Board meeting was held at FIC´s headquarter in Denmark. There was a large participation from different CSOs  gathered at FIC to discuss about the ongoing Erasmus + projects and possible collaboration. FIC´s CEO, Claus Larsen Jensen, was present at the meeting as Board´s member and chairman of SOLIDAR´s political […]

FIC´s European Study Tour from the 19th to the 21st of November 2018

FIC organized a European Study Tour from the 19th to the 21st of November 2018. During these days, the participants had the chance to visit the European Parliament, the European Commission, Brussels and the House of European History.  In addition, some lectures about EU policies and history were hold and the participants could discuss with […]

Maria´s interview – November 2018

On the 13th of November 2018, Maria, a woman from Bulgaria, talked a little about her experiences and life as immigrant in Denmark. This interview realized by FIC will be used to develop a digital Tool-Box that will guide migrants and refugees in their search for job, education and finding an accommodation in Europe. The […]

European Study Tour in Brussels – October 2018

From the 15th to the 17th October 2018, a European Study Tour was held in Brussels. A group of young students was accompanied by FIC Youth´s chairman and youth consultant and FIC´s Director, Claus Larsen-Jensen. The participants learned more about the European institutions´ daily activities, responsibilities and power distributions, and have insights into their rights […]

I have to hide my education to get a job

“Wow – how I got my first job. That’s a long story,” the answer comes prompt from Evelyn Mirie. She has stepped a little away from the rebuilt container, where she works selling sun cell systems which can secure power for many of the households different needs such as television, cell phones and light. On […]

European Summer event on Bornholm 26. august

In collaboration with a number of local Bornholm associations, FIC organizes a European Summer Event at the Pedersker Præstegård, where FIC Director Claus Larsen-Jensen lives. There will be a large number of speakers, such as European Parliamentary Assembly Jeppe Kofoed, 3F Vice-President Tina Christiansen, Christine Roj-Larsen FIC Youth, Jens Peter Bonde, journalist and many years […]

FIC-Director elected to SOLIDAR’s Board of Directors

In connection with the annual general meeting in SOLIDAR, Brussels, 29 June 2018, the FIC Director Claus Larsen-Jensen was elected to the Board of Directors of SOLIDAR. Together with more than 60 other organizations in European countries, FIC is a member of SOLIDAR, which works to promote social development and popular education and support integration […]

Partnership meeting in Mombasa

26 – 27 June 2018, the annual Partnership Meeting was held with FIC’s 9 partners in Kenya and Tanzania. This year the meeting was held in Mombasa. The meeting was partly a review of the partners’ work and results during the last year. However, the focus of this meeting was debating and developing new opportunities […]