CONGRESS 2019 in UDINE - ITALY      Matassina

We are happy to announce that the next international congress of IFOTES will be held in Italy, in the lovely city of Udine at the beginning of July 2019.
Udine is one of the main cities of the Region Friuli Venezia Giulia (FVG), in the north-east part of Italy, on the border with Austria and Slovenia, not far from the beautiful Venice.    Udine and surrounding

Udine is getting ready to welcome the IFOTES community and host the congress of TES volunteers and professionals from all over the world. We wish to welcome everyone to a place where people's well-being and the quality of life and relationships are important values that are supported and promoted.
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IFOTES International Congresses take place every three years in a different country     

The objectives are to:

  • Exchange experiences and training related to emotional and mental health in various cultural environments
  • Explore the latest scientific research in plenary sessions and workshops
  • Further improve the quality of the services offered by members
  • Increase the motivation for volunteer work in this field

The organisation of this every-three-year-Congress brings together between 800 and 1000 persons.
During the congress the General Assembly is held and the President elected, according to the international statutes of IFOTES.


Aachen - Germany,  July 2016: FOR LIFE TO GO ON - 50 years of providing emotional support and preventing suicide" 

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Gothenburg - Sweden, July 2013: "Vulnerability as a challenge"

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Vienna - Austria, July 2010: “ Listening for Peace - exploring alternatives to

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Highlights IFOTES Congress 2010

Prato – Italy, July 2007: “ Emotional Health – a new

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Highlights IFOTES Congress 2007

Ljubljana - Slovenia, July 2003: "The joy of living"

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