Taipei City, Chinese Taipei, to host 20th IPC General Assembly in 2021
Posted on 8 June 202116 August 2021 by Editor Prime
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that Taipei City, Chinese Taipei, will stage the 20th IPC General Assembly between 11 and 12 December 2021. Ahead of the General Assembly, the IPC Conference will take place on 9 and 10 December at the same venue and will include the 2021 Paralympic Awards.
Organised by the National Paralympic Committee (NPC) of Chinese Taipei and held at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, the 2021 IPC General Assembly will have extra significance as elections for the IPC President and the IPC Governing Board will take place, while a vote on a new IPC constitution will also take place.
The General Assembly is the supreme authority of the IPC and meets every two years. It last met in October 2019 in Bonn, Germany, on the occasion of the IPC’s 30th anniversary. The last IPC Governing Board elections took place in 2017 when the event was staged in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
The IPC Governing Board is elected by the IPC membership every four years at the IPC General Assembly, and is responsible for setting the policies [...]