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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17-20 July 2017

 Vienna International Centre

Vienna International Centre


46th FAFICS Council to be held in Vienna , 17th through 20th July 2017


10 March 2017

Please find attached the three statements made at the UN Fifth Committee meeting on ASHI:

- by the President of FAFICS [PDF]

- the statement of the European Union [PDF]

- the group G-77 with China [PDF]


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].






 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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