European Federation of Nurses Associations (EFN)

Fédération Européenne des associations infirmières

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History

Founded 1971, Bern (Switzerland), as Standing Committee of Nurses of the EC -- Comité permanent des infirmiers/infirmières de la CE. Previously also referred to as Permanent Committee of Nurses in Liaison with EEC -- Comité permanent des infirmières en liaison avec la CEE (PCN/CEE). Name changed to Standing Committee of Nurses of the EU (PCN) -- Comité permanent des infirmiers/infirmières de l'UE. Subsequently changed title to European Federation of Nurses. Current title adopted, 1 Jan 2006. EU Transparency Register: 87872442953-08.

Aims

Strengthen the status and practice of the profession of nursing and the interests of nurses in the EU and Europe; ensure that nurses and nursing is central to the development of social and health policy and its implementation in the EU and Europe; support and facilitate a qualitative and equitable health service in the EU and Europe by a strategic contribution to the development of a sufficient, effective, competent and motivated workforce of nurses; strengthen EFN representation in the EU and Europe and develop EFN key role as a bridge between NNA and decision-makers in the EU institutions.

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Activities

Advocacy/lobbying/activism.

Structure

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Languages

English.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 13 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 35 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being

UIA Org ID

E2450

Last News Received

1. Jun 2018
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