The International Council of Nurses Foundation is the ICN Swiss-based Foundation organised exclusively for charitable, scientific, literary and educational purposes.
The ICNF objectives are to promote general knowledge among nurses and improving their training, together with the promotion of research and public services:
by means of studies, expertise and research,
by means of the creation and upkeep of one or more libraries,
by the publication of articles, studies, reports, guides and other scientific, educational and literary works, and by the holding of conferences and seminars,
by any other means.