Around 1,500 nurses have died from COVID-19 around the world, according to the International Council of Nurses (ICN) -- a number they believe is a … Nursing Times Awards 2020: International Council of Nurses President Annette Kennedy This video was first broadcast at Nursing Times Awards 2020. The International Council of Nurses is pleased to announce the next ICN Congress to be held in Abu Dhabi, UAE, from 5-9 June 2021. The International Council of Nurses (ICN) is a federation of national nursing associations representing nurses in more than 130 countries, including Canada. International Council of Nurses Factsheet for RCN members The below table sets out information for RCN members to consider, regarding the member survey on the possibility of the RCN re-joining the International Council of Nurses (ICN). ICN chooses a theme each year to celebrate International Nurses Day. All the information provided below is taken from ICN documents in the public domain, CNA has been a member of ICN since CNA’s inception in 1908. Nursing Times Awards 2020 Nursing Times Awards 2020: ICN President Annette Kennedy 2020-11-23 In May 2019, the International Council of Nurses signed the UHC2030 Global Compact for progress towards UHC and became a member of UHC2030.. We spoke to Annette Kennedy, President of ICN, to find out more about what the ICN does and why nurses are so important for achieving universal health coverage (UHC). Our 2017-2019 campaign, Nurses: A Voice to Lead, focuses on the need for nurses to become more active and vocal in policy development and implementation. In concert with these events, the International Council of Nurses, the World Health Organization and other important bodies are asking nurses to step up to the mark and get more involved in leadership, policy development and advocacy. The current campaigns mentioned above are helping to drive leadership training for nurses. Founded in 1899, ICN is the world’s first and widest-reaching international organization for health professionals.