International Confederation of Midwives (ICM)
Confédération internationale des sages-femmes
Confederación Internacional de Matronas
1919, Belgium, as International Midwives Union -- Union internationale des sages-femmes, following conference of European midwives, 1919, Bruges (Belgium). Previously also referred to as International Federation of Midwives. All activities ceased and records lost during World War II; restarted 1949. Present name adopted 1954, London (UK).
Strengthen member associations and advance the profession of midwifery globally by promoting autonomous midwives as the most appropriate caregivers for childbearing women and in keeping childbirth normal, so as to enhance the reproductive health of women and the health of the newborn and their families.
Events48 past events available with paid subscription only.
ActivitiesAvailable with paid subscription only.
Council (meets in 2 types of meetings: annual; triennial together with ICM Congress); Board; Executive Committee. Secretary-General is CEO, responsible for day-to-day affairs.
LanguagesAvailable with paid subscription only.
StaffAvailable with paid subscription only.
FinanceAvailable with paid subscription only.
Consultative StatusAvailable with paid subscription only.
Relations with Inter-Governmental OrganizationsAvailable with paid subscription only.
Relations with Non-Governmental OrganizationsAvailable with paid subscription only.
PublicationsAvailable with paid subscription only.
MembersAvailable with paid subscription only.
Type I ClassificationAvailable with paid subscription only.
Subjects *Available with paid subscription only.
UN Sustainable Development Goals **
UIA Org ID
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.
← return to your search page to find additional profiles.
UIA allows users to access and make use of the information contained in its Databases for the user’s internal use and evaluation purposes only. A user may not re-package, compile, re-distribute or re-use any or all of the UIA Databases or the data* contained therein without prior permission from the UIA.
Data from database resources may not be extracted or downloaded in bulk using automated scripts or other external software tools not provided within the database resources themselves. If your research project or use of a database resource will involve the extraction of large amounts of text or data from a database resource, please contact us for a customized solution.
UIA reserves the right to block access for abusive use of the Database.
* Data shall mean any data and information available in the Database including but not limited to: raw data, numbers, images, names and contact information, logos, text, keywords, and links.