American Women's Club of Zurich

FAWCO

newlogoThe AWCZ is a founding member of FAWCO, an international network of around 12,000 members in 64 clubs spanning 34 countries. This not-for-profit, UN-accredited organization promotes the interests of American citizens living abroad.  FAWCO contributes to the global community through development grants, educational awards and support for disaster relief funds. As a member of the AWCZ you are also a member of FAWCO.

FAWCO PlatinumMedallionWhat is FAWCO?

FAWCO is an international federation of independent organization whose mission is to build strong support networks for its American and international membership; to improve the lives of women and girls worldwide; to advocate for the rights of U.S. citizens overseas; and to mobilize the skills of its membership in support of global initiatives for education, the environment, health and human rights. 

FAWCO serves as a resource and channel of information for its members, promotes the rights of U.S. citizens living overseas and contributes to the global community through philanthropy and global issues task forces.

A not-for-profit New York-based corporation, FAWCO is also a UN-accredited NGO with Special Consultative Status to the UN Economic and Social Council.

The philanthropic arm of FAWCO - The FAWCO Foundation - is an independent entity, which has donated more than $1,000,000 in education awards and development grants since its inception in 1967.

FAWCO’s members and volunteers are motivated individuals who care about the world and want to make it a better place. FAWCO’s overarching goal is to improve the lives of women and girls worldwide, especially in the areas of human rights, health, education and the environment.

AWCZ Awarded Diamond Donor Status

FAWCO DiamondMedallionThe AWCZ has been awarded Diamond Donor Status (over $6000) by the FAWCO Foundation for its work in raising money for FAWCO's target project "Hope Beyond Displacement" benefiting the organization "Collateral Repair Project" assisting Syrian refugees in Amman, Jordan.

 

The Four Pillars of FAWCO

The Four Pillars of FAWCO

US Issues • Global Issues • Philanthropy • Membership Support

US Issues

FAWCO is the oldest and largest non-partisan organization representing private sector Americans abroad. FAWCO works to keep our members up to date on issues concerning Americans living overseas including citizenship, voting, taxation, and banking.…
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FAWCO Region 6 Conference

FAWCO Region 6 ConferenceThank you to all the participants of the FAWCO Region 6 Conference from the cities of Zürich, Basel, Bern,The Hague, Antwerp, Frankfurt/Taunus, Chilterns and Paris!

You all contributed to a very successful conference!

We learnt how "Every Woman Can Make a Difference", and met people who are passionate about FAWCO and won…Read more: FAWCO Region 6 Conference

FAWCO Regional Conference Report

Report on Region 6 Regional Conference

“Every Woman CAN Make a Difference”

The weekend festivities started on Thursday evening when 34 guests arrived at the AWC Zurich Clubhouse amid candlelight for a fascinating evening of wine tasting from five Swiss regions presented by AWCZ member and wine expert Kristin Fuchs.…

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