The Association of Former International Civil Servants in New York (AFICS/NY) was established at United Nations Headquarters in New York in 1970.
The mission of AFICS/NY is to support and promote the purposes principles and programmes of the United Nations organizations; to advise and assist former international civil servants and those about to separate from service; to represent the interests of its members within the system; to foster social and personal relationships among members, to promote their well being and to encourage mutual support of individual members. For membership eligibility click on By-Laws.Membership Application Form (MS-Word)
On the proposal of the Governing Board, honorary
membership of the Association may be granted, by the Assembly, to
who have rendered meritorious service to the Association or to the
United Nations system.
FAFICS is a Federation of 59 member Associations of Former International Civil Servants of organizations and agencies of the United Nations system located in all regions of the world. The Federation was established in 1975 and has
offices at the UN Headquarters in Geneva and
15 March 2017
For the past several years FAFICS representatives have been actively participating in the Working Group on ASHI established by the Chief Executive Board for Coordination (CEB) and its subsidiary bodies.
Last week the Fifth Committee resumed its deliberations under agenda item 134, Programme Budget for the Biennium 2016-2017, and took up the report of the Secretary-General, Managing after-service health insurance (A/71/696 and Corr.1) together with the related note (A/71/815) by the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ).
We are pleased to inform you that for the second consecutive year FAFICS requested and was granted access by the Fifth Committee to present its views. This was a significant milestone in that heretofore retirees have had not previously had a voice in the Fifth Committee.
Attached, please find the statements by FAFICS delivered on 9 March 2017, along with those of the G-77 with China and the European Union.
We will provide you with an update when the Fifth Committee has concluded on this item.
G77 and China Statement
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