General Assembly of Members

General Assembly of Members

The General Assembly constitutes the Supreme Organ of the Association

Its special functions are (extract from WAN-IFRA Statutes, Article 14):

• to ratify the membership fees as decided by the Supervisory Board
• to receive the annual reports and ratify the annual accounts
• to elect Members of the Supervisory Board
• to elect the WAN-IFRA President for up to two mandates of two years, and up to two Vice Presidents and a Treasurer for mandates of two years.
• to appoint a certified auditor where appropriate
• to agree on changes in the statutes
• to agree on a dissolution of the Association
• to expel any national association


General Assembly of Members:

Online, Wednesday 16 September, 2020  17:30-18:00

According to Article 12 of our Statutes voting is open to the following membership categories:

  • National Associations (variable number of votes)
  • Publishing Companies (single vote)
  • News Agencies (single vote)

Other members and subsidiaries of the above are welcome to attend, but do not have voting rights.