August IFLA Governing Board meeting I


23 August 2019


Athens, Greece

IFLA will be represented by members of the 2017-2019 Governing Board


Governing Board meetings are open to all IFLA Members and Affiliates in good standing and their representatives.


  • Governing Board I: Friday 23 August 2019 (IFLA GB 2017-2019)
  • Governing Board II: Friday 30 August 2019 (IFLA GB 2019-2021)


Megaron Athens International Convention Centre
Leoforos Vasilissis Sofias and Kokkali 1
Athens 115 21

Room: MC2
Time: 11:30-17:00

IFLA's Governing Board (GB) is responsible for the governance and financial and professional directions of IFLA, and represents the Federation in legal and other formal proceedings.

The Board consists of the President, the President-elect, ten directly elected members, the Chair of the Professional Committee, the Chairs of each IFLA Division, and the Chair of the Management of Library Associations Section's Standing Committee.

Members of the Governing Board meet on three occasions each year. At the IFLA Congress there are two meetings: one on the Friday before the Congress and one on the Friday after it ends. The Governing Board and its committees and working parties also meet in December and March/April. Business is conducted in between meetings by email.

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Last update: 30 July 2019