IWGA Annual General Meeting on May 3 in Madrid
International Association of World Games (IWGA) takes shape way–map for the road in the future. On the agenda of the Ordinary General Meeting (AGM) there are elections to the executive branch Committee for the next three years. In addition, representatives of member federations ratify the proposal Down Sports program at The World Games 2025 (7-17 August) in Chengdu, People’s Republic of China.
AGM will be To be took place on 3r&d May in Madrid, Spain. 34 member feditions confirmed their participation in Madrid. Other federations have the opportunity to follow the meeting remotely.
president of the IWA Joe Peruren describes intention this year’s AGM: “I can say that it will be a breakthrough session. It’s about the future of our event and The World Games family.” New elections WereExecutive Committee will be the main objective. Joe Peruren (ICF), president of the IWGA since 2014, is seeking re-election for a third term. He will be the only candidate for the presidency. Luke Hinder (WDSF)in office since 1998, he is the only candidate for the position of treasurer. There will be a new date for position of deputy director President; Max Bishop (FAI) Is outgoing after 17 years in office. Tom Dielen (WA) AND Jorn Verleger (IF) To have Both was nominated for the role.
Antonio Espinos (WKF) Is Also retiring from the Executive Committee. Anna Arzhanova (CMAS), Volker Bernardi (WFDF) and Jan francoo (IKF) If proposed for another term. New candidates for one of the four Executive Committee posts are following: John Liljelund (IFF), Jose Antonio Perez Prie (IWWF), Pablo Felipe Serna Cardenas (WSF) and Joachim thumb (JIF).
Usually, the Executive Committee is elected one year after the last edition of The World Games for a period of 4 years. However, the current ExCo the deadline was extended to 5 years when the Birmingham Games (originally scheduled for 2021) had to be postponed for a year due to COVID-19 restrictions. A change of IWGA management immediately prior to the Birmingham Games did not seem advisable. So next ExCo the term of office will be only 3 years.
The ratification of the so-called sports Program for TGR 2025
Also awaited with some excitementent is a sports presentation Pprogram for the Olympics in two years. Member federations had the opportunity to apply for Chengdu with their non-Olympic sports. IWGA ExExecutive Committee will have program ready for ratification by the Assembly. Ppublication With Which mcigarette butt feditions will be represented on the twelfth edition from 1981 will be held immediately after the General Meeting. Additionally, tthe host city will have the opportunity to invite other sports and disciplines to the Games in the capital of Sichuan province. Ms. Lin Han, member of the Chengdu delegation and AND senior member T staffhe World Games 2025, will make a presentation and give information about the current state of preparations for the OGM.
An update is also on the agenda Ton World Games Series. The new format includes choice With five to six sports With The World Games in the context of a 4 days multisport celebrationto be held twice in the years between issue.
The AGM agenda also includes: presentation of the budget for the coming year and the Management Board CommitteeAnnual Report, and also overview Ton World Games 2022 w Birmingham, United States. In this context, the IWGA will provide its member with an independent assessment report federations.
Executive Committee will be Also report on partnerships that have been negotiated. These include that the ISB of Madrid will continue have responsibility for production and sale of a television signal. The IWGA also continues its cooperationwork with Swiss Timing as Tguard and Sword Venue as Premises planning solution supplier. Additionally, the cooperation With AND new agency looking After the marketing strategy With the IWGA will be To be ON the agenda.
World games is a multi-sport event organized every four years by the International World Games Association, organized with the support of the International Olympic Committee. The 2022 World Games took place in Birmingham, Alabama, USA from July 7-17, 2022. 3,600 athletes from 34 sports and 100 countries participated in the Games. The 12th edition of The World Games will be held in Chengdu, CHN in 2025.