Membership

 

A Wider Reach / A Closer Link

 

Why Join AFICS?

[ 10 Points to Ponder ]

 

[1]  Be a part of the unique community of former international civil servants with shared cultural diversity, ideals, and continued common links to the work of the United Nations system.

[2]  Make new friends and keep in touch with former colleagues through the AFICS/NY Website, Directory and Bulletin.

[3]  Stay informed on the latest developments on pension benefit management and investment issues.  The AFICS/NY Governing Board actively advocates on behalf of member concerns and ensures no erosion of benefits.

[4]  Keep up-to-date on After Service Health Insurance (ASHI) benefits and premiums, including Medicare Part B.  The AFICS/NY Governing Board actively participates in the Health and Life Insurance Committee (HLIC) to advocate that health benefits remain optimal and increases in premiums are kept at a minimum.

[5]  Enjoy social events/activities/workshops organized by AFICS/NY promoting the welfare and wellbeing of members.

[6]  Get up-to-date, easy to understand information on: a) volunteer opportunities; b) income tax issues; c) legal advisory services; d) assisted living facilities, senior centres, and nursing homes; e) services provided by State and Municipal governments; f) ways to keep personal information up-to-date; g) and, assist other members in need of support.

[7]  Contribute articles and news items for the AFICS/NY Bulletin.

[8]  Participate in the work of the AFICS/NY Charities Foundation which provides short term emergency financial assistance to members in times of need.

[9]  These, and other opportunities for engagement, are available through membership in AFICS/NY.

[10] What are you waiting for?

 

 

Eligibility

* AFICS/NY Membership is open to all present or former staff members of the UN system at every level, as well as their surviving spouses.

 

* Members of other UN Retiree Associations may become associate members of AFICS/NY.

 

Dues

UN System

> Lifetime Membership:  $400

> Annual Membership:     $45*

* Prorated Fee Schedule:  For those who join prior to or on 30th June, pay $45 and get membership till 31st December.  For those who join from 1st July to 30th September, pay $25 for membership till 31st December.  For those who join from 1st October onwards, pay $45 and get membership through 31st December of the following year.

Membership in Another UN Retiree Association

> Associate Lifetime Membership:  $200

> Associate Annual Membership:     $25

 

Application Form for New Members

Click on PDF icon below to get the application form in Portable Document Format, which you could then fill out digitally by using: "Tools / Fill & Sign / Text" and then email to afics@un.org as an attachment.

 

Annual Dues Renewal Form

Members who pay their dues annually are reminded that the dues are payable on or before 31 January of each year.