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24 November 2022
ICN President receives prestigious lifetime achievement award in recognition of her distinguished career as a leader and her dedication to nursing

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22 November 2022
ICN warns urgent action required after COP27

ICN welcomes the decision by leaders at COP27 to set up a fund to alleviate the damage caused by climate change in the most affected countries, however, ICN says COP27 missed the opportunity to take the necessary urgent action to reduce emissions

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18 November 2022
COP27 – lack of women at negotiations underlines depth of gender equality issue

ICN has added its voice to warnings that too few women are taking part in the COP27 climate negotiations, despite evidence that they bear a disproportionate burden from the effects of climate change

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18 November 2022
COP27 November 2022 - How ICN is addressing climate change and planetary health

A number of nurses attended COP27, which was held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, on 6-18 November. ICN monitored COP27 proceedings online to keep up with decisions that were being made there without having to increase its carbon footprint by having staff members travel to the event.

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11 November 2022
ICN endorses new WHO training programme on improving mental health

ICN congratulates WHO on the development of its online QualityRights e-training programme on mental health, recovery and community inclusion course. ICN supports this work and is pleased to say that it meets the standard for accredited nursing continuing education points.

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Press Release

10 November 2022
World Council of Enterostomal Therapists® joins ICN family as an ICN Specialist Affiliate

The International Council of Nurses (ICN) has welcomed the World Council of Enterostomal Therapists® (WCET®) as its ninth Specialist Affiliate

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8 November 2022
ICN welcomes new agreement between WHO and World Health Professions Alliance

Today ICN President, Dr Pamela Cipriano, and ICN CEO, Howard Catton, joined Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization and the leaders of the World Health Professions Alliance for an historic signing ceremony at WHO headquarters in Geneva

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8 November 2022
WHO, members of the World Health Professions Alliance sign new memorandum of understanding on health workforce priorities

Today, the World Health Organization signed a memorandum of understanding with the five members of the World Health Professions Alliance: FDI World Dental Federation, International Pharmaceutical Federation, International Council of Nurses, World Physiotherapy, and World Medical Association

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2 November 2022
ICN President premiers new BBC-ICN film at prestigious international nursing conference in Seoul, South Korea

ICN President Dr Pamela Cipriano has showcased the latest BBC Storyworks Caring with Courage film at the 6th Korea-China-Japan Nursing Conference in Seoul, South Korea. The new production features highlights of a number of the films which make up the first series in this special on-going collaboration between ICN and BBC Storyworks

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2 November 2022
Enhancing nurses’ leadership skills in Bangladesh - ICN launches Leadership for Change in Bangladesh

The Opening Ceremony of the ICN Leadership for ChangeTM (LFC) programme in Dhaka, Bangladesh was held yesterday in partnership with Empowering Women through Professionalization of the Nursing Sector in Bangladesh (ProNurse), Global Affairs Canada and Cowater International

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Press Release

1 November 2022
ICN President and the President of Korean Nurses Association pay their respects at the shrine to the victims of the recent tragedy in Seoul

ICN President Pamela Cipriano and KNA President Shin Kyung Rim visited a shrine in Seoul to remember victims of the tragic events over the weekend

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Nursing

27 October 2022
Chief Nurse Blog: Nursing Matters October 2022

Harnessing Nursing Gratitude and Recognition