Our Members

Our Members ICW-CIF’s mission statement is to unite National Councils of Women’s non-governmental organizations from all parts of the world for action to improve the status of women and the well-being of society. Only one national council is admitted by country. Our National Councils Africa Regional Council of Women (ARCW) Lesotho Lesotho National Council of […]

Our Team

Our team The International Council of Women elects board members as well as standing committee members, our advisors. During the 36th General Assembly in Avignon, we elected our board for the 2022-2025 term. Our representatives in United Nations agencies and other International Organizations are designated after each General Assembly for a period of 3 years. […]

Our Objectives

Our objectives Equal rights and responsibilities for women and men Peace and understanding through international co-operation, negotiation and reconciliation The fuller integration of women as decision-makers in peace-making and peace building efforts Human rights for all people The elimination of all forms of discrimination Sustainable development Communication and networking worldwide The theme for this triennum […]


Our history The International Council of Women is the first truly global women’s NGO which was founded in 1888 for the advancement of women all over the world. The International Council of Women (ICW) is the first women’s organization to work in the international scene at the beginning of the 20th century. Ever since its […]