Operated by nurses and leading nursing internationally, ICN works to ensure quality nursing care for all and sound health policies globally


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  • If you are waiting for a certificate of presentation for the ICN 2017 Congress, please note that ICN is currently working to complete the thousands of requests we have received.  We should have them to you by the end of September.  Thank you for your patience.
  • On 7 July, The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, was adopted by the United Nations by an overwhelming 122-1 vote.  ICN’s joint working paper on banning and eliminating nuclear weapons was instrumental in eliminating this global threat to life and health.
  • Press Release: International Council of Nurses announces 2019 and 2021 Congresses. Read here...

  • Press Release: WHO new Director General commits his support to nurses at ICN Congress. Read here...
  • ICN is pleased to announce the launch of the new International Nurses Day website,www.icnvoicetolead.com including a special video showing how nurses are helping to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.  Join us in raising the voice of nursing by sharing your story! Join our conversation on @ICNurses #voicetolead #IND2017