FAFICS is the Federation of Associations of Former International Civil Servants. It was founded in 1975.


• It brings together Associations of retired International Civil Servants from the United Nations and the Specialized Agencies of the UN. There are currently 59 Member Associations of FAFICS, located in all regions of the world, with a total membership of some twenty thousand retirees.


• FAFICS provides a framework for promoting and defending the interests of former civil servants, most notably in pension and health insurance issues. To this end, it keeps abreast of developments at the UN General Assembly and other Governing Bodies of UN System Organizations.

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16 November 2016

Letter of congratulations from the President of FAFICS to Mr. António Guterres on his election as Secretary-General of the United Nations (2016-11-09) [PDF].


8-13 July 2016

 Vienna International Centre

Vienna International Centre


45th FAFICS Council met at the VIC (Vienna International Centre), Vienna (Austria)


8-10 December 2015

FAFICS Bureau met at the International Labour Organisation, Geneva, in Salle III





 Federation Structure

The Federation is a non-profit association with its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland (see Statutes).

The governing body of the Federation is the FAFICS Council, which elects the Federation Officers.


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