AFICS - A Community of Interests
The Association of Former International Civil Servants in New York
(AFICS/NY) was established at United Nations Headquarters in New York
Click on Latest News in left column unless otherwise directed.
Please don't forget to sign up for the reception following the AFICS/NY Assembly on Wednesday 5 June 2013.
New website for Seniors!
Up-to-date information on benefits and entitlements.
Our Fall 2012/Winter 2013
Quarterly Bulletin is now available as a double issue on the AFICS/NY
Bulletin page. You will not receive a hard copy of these two
issues (see below).
Medicare B who pay the standard amount of $104.90 starting 1 January
2013 DO NOT NEED to submit a
reimbursement form. If you pay a different amount, you MUST submit the
form for reimbursement. Click at the bottom of the column on the left -
Latest News, Medicare B, Annex 3
to sign up for Medicare B if you are eligible when you turn 65. Click on Documents for practical information about Medicare B
when turning 65.
of the last two issues of the Quarterly Bulletin has been delayed
because of damage caused by Hurricane Sandy to the UN printing
facilities. On an exceptional basis in the coming
weeks the Bulletin will be posted online until such time as it can once
again be printed and mailed.
Printing and mailing of the biennial Directory of Members as of 31
December 2012 has also been affected.
Please continue to monitor our website on this.
Click here for Margaret Bruce Obituary
Molly was a past President of AFICS/NY and FAFICS.
Documents for UNJSPF and ASHI presentations at the Annual Assembly
which took place 7 June 2012.
to AFICS Members who have passed away recently.
Click on Documents.
ASHI changes effective
1 July 2012 - Documentation
on changes effective January 2012 regarding After-Service
Health Insurance and required enrolment in Medicare B for UN retirees
resident in USA.
- Experts available to assist
Click on US Tax Booklet to download latest list
See list of
57 UN Clubs, which AFICS members are invited to join.
Click on Documents.
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Reminder – Please send in your
URGENT - AFICS needs your current Email address.
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Volunteer Survey - 2012
The mission of AFICS/NY is to support and promote the
purposes principles and programmes of the United Nations System; 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.
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.
A member may resign from the Association effective at the end of a
calendar year by submitting
a written communication to that effect.
FAFICS is a Federation
of 52 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 New York.
Visit the FAFICS