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 61 Member Associations of FAFICS, located in all regions of the world, with a total membership of about 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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13 April 2018

FAFICS Bureau will be meeting from 16 April thru 18 April 2018 at the Vienna International Centre and the member association ARICSA will be hosting this meeting.


The 47th Council of FAFICS will be held in Rome at the headquarters of FAO, from  Friday 20 July through Wednesday 25 July 2018. Our member association FFOA-Rome , will be hosting this council session.    


28 February 2018



10 January 2018

Latest updates on UNJSPF from the President of FAFICS (2018-01-08) [PDF]


Letter to the UN Sec General from the Specialised Agencies' Participants' reps (2017-12-17) [PDF]


9 December 2017

Reply from the RSG to the letter from the President of FAFICS (2017-11-30) [PDF]


3 December 2017

Letter from President of FAFICS to the new RSG, Sudhir Rajkumar , of UNJSPB (2017-11-29) [PDF]


26 October 2017

 Vienna International Centre

Vienna International Centre


FAFICS Bureau Meeting in Vienna , 26th and 27th October 2017


23 July 2017

FAFICS Council - Press Release - 22 July 2017 [PDF]


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].


Latest Website Updates

2018-05-17 Publications of FAFICS Member Associations


2018-02-24 Publications of FAFICS Member Associations



 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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