2020: International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife


Let’s Celebrate 2020

International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

The World Health Organization has designated 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife in honour of the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth
ICN is bringing the nursing community together by sharing on this platform all events organized by its Members!

Events

05 Jan 2019

Central Selection Committee of National Florence Nightingale Awards

India

The Central Selection Committee of National Florence Nightingale Awards under the chairmanship of Justice V Gopala Gowda, Retired Supreme Court, India held on 5th January...

15 Jan 2020 - 17 Jan 2020

Official Lunch of the Year Of The Nurse and Midwife 2020

Bahamas

Prayer and Praise Service and The Launch of the International Year of The Nurse 2020

20 Jan 2020

Official announcement of the Year of Nurses and Midwives

Estonia

We organized a 2-hour event aimed at the Estonian media to explain the significance of this year. We introduced to journalists who are nurses and...

13 Feb 2020 - 15 Feb 2020

Florence 2020 History of Nursing Conference

Italy

On 12 May, 1820, in the Villa La Colombaia just outside the city of Florence, a child was born to a wealthy British couple on...

13 Feb 2020 - 14 Feb 2020

National Community Health Nursing Conference

India

National Community Health Nursing Conference – 2020 at College of Nursing, Christian Medical College, Vellore Tamil Nadu on 13th & 14th February, 2020 by Society...

27 Feb 2020

39th Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research and Education Conference

Ireland

The 39th Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research and Education Conference will take place in RCSI on Thursday, 27 February 2020. The theme for the...

09 Mar 2020 - 02 May 2020

Liderazgo y Educación en la Gestión Clínica

Uruguay

Curso acreditado por convenio con Universidades Internacionales a desarrollarse en 4 regiones del país dirigido a Enfermeras jóvenes y referentes enfermeros de la práctica clínica....

19 Mar 2020 - 20 Mar 2020

The Launch of Campaign “Nursing Now - Russia”

Russia

The Launch of Campaign “Nursing Now – Russia” On March 19th 2020 the Nursing Now Russia Campaign will be launched. WHO, ICN, Nursing Now leaders...

07 Apr 2020

State of the World’s Nursing Report Launch

Switzerland

On 7 April 2020, World Health Day, the World Health Organization (WHO) will launch the first State of the World’s Nursing Report which will describe...

21 Apr 2020 - 22 Apr 2020

Workforce Forum April 2020

Switzerland

ICN and JSNO, the Joint Virtual Swedish Nurse organisation for international work, our Swedish NNA, are collaborating together to prepare for the next International Workforce...

23 Apr 2020 - 24 Mar 2020

XXVIII Jornada Cientifica y Congreso Internacional 2020

El Salvador

El nombre del Congreso es: “Enfermería llevando al mundo hacia la salud: Liderazgo, Gestión y Política” donde tendremos conferencistas de amplia trayectoria Nacional e Internacional,...

12 May 2020

International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day is celebrated on 12 May every year with a theme chosen by ICN. For 2020, ICN has chosen the theme Nurses: A...

13 May 2020 - 15 May 2020

Global Nursing & Midwifery Triad Meetings

Switzerland

Just prior to the World Health Assembly, the International Council of Nurses, International Confederation of Midwives and the World Health Organization will bring nursing and...

16 May 2020

World Health Professions Regulation Conference

Switzerland

The 6th World Health Professions Regulation Conference will provide participants with insights, perspectives and discussion on current challenges in health professional regulation. The 2020 edition...

17 May 2020 - 21 May 2020

World Health Assembly

Switzerland

The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO. It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States and focuses on a specific...

30 Aug 2020 - 02 Sep 2020

11th ICN NP/APN Network Conference 2020

Canada

Envisioning advanced practice nursing beyond 2020: Wider reach, bigger impact The Nurse Practitioner Association of Nova Scotia (NPANS) in collaboration with the International Council of Nurses (ICN)...

09 Sep 2020 - 12 Sep 2020

2020 Taiwan International Nursing Conference Endorsed by ICN

Taiwan

The Taiwan Nurses Association (TWNA) will host the “2020 Taiwan International Nursing Conference Endorsed by the International Council of Nurses (ICN)” on September 9-12, 2020...

27 Oct 2020 - 28 Oct 2020

Nightingale2020

United Kingdom

This international conference will showcase how nurses and midwives can work collectively to transform global health and care for everyone, everywhere. Nightingale2020 will celebrate Florence...

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For International Nurses Day 2020, ICN has chosen the theme Nurses: A Voice to Lead – Nursing the World to Health. We are developing a variety of fantastic resources (logo, posters, report, videos, etc) for you to use to make sure the world hears our voice on 12 May and throughout the year!
ICN is part of a global voice that’s been speaking for nurses around the world for 120 years. This timeline celebrates the inspirational women and men whose dedication and pioneering spirit helped to create the ICN, which now represents over the 20 million nurses worldwide!