As announced on 18 July, the next FIAT/IFTA General Assembly will be organised on 27 October, 15.00 – 17.30 GMT, following the rules as set by the Statutes of FIAT/IFTA. The deadline to submit candidatures for the Presidency and the Executive Council via email is on Monday, 26 October, 12.00 CEST.
The General Assembly is the highest governing body in the Federation. It is composed of Full, Associate, Supporting and Honorary members. All members (Full, Associate, Supporting and Honorary) are invited to join this meeting although only Full Members can vote, with one vote per Full Member. The meeting will be organised on the Hopin platform hosting the IASA – FIAT/IFTA Joint Conference. In order to attend the General Assembly, participants should register for the conference here.
The election of six Executive Council members and the election of the President is scheduled. Members can also suggest items to be placed on the Agenda.
Employees of Full Members who wish to stand for election, either as an Executive Council member or as President, should fill out the appropriate form. These documents, completed and signed, should reach the FIAT/IFTA General Secretary by 26 October, 12.00 CET (midday). Nominations can be submitted in any of the following ways :
- Email nominations should be received via firstname.lastname@example.org by 26 October, 12.00 CEST to be valid.
- Postal nominations must be received at the FIAT/IFTA Office – RTÉ Archives – Radió Telefís Éireann, Donnybrook, Dublin 4 – Ireland by 23 October 2020, to be valid.
All forms for (self-)nomination can be found on the pages announcing the General Assembly.