The IFLA 2021 General Assembly will be held on Wednesday 25 August 2021 in The Hague, Netherlands.

IFLA Members may propose items for inclusion in the agenda (Statutes, Art. 9.5). Proposals must reach the IFLA Secretariat by 25 May 2021. Please complete this form and send proposals by email to [email protected].

The draft Agenda is provided below. The Convening Notice for the Assembly will be forwarded to Members in June 2021.


Wednesday, 25 August 2021

  1. Opening by the President, Christine Mackenzie
  2. Appointment of Tellers
  3. Establishment of a Quorum
  4. Adoption of the Agenda
  5. Minutes of the previous meeting, held in Melbourne, Australia 12 February 2021
  6. In memoriam of those members who have died during the past year
  7. Presentation of the Report of the President
  8. Presentation of IFLA’s Annual Report by the Secretary General
  9. Presentation of the Annual Accounts by the Treasurer
  10. Formal announcement of the Results of the Postal Ball for the Election of President-elect and for places on the Governing Board by the Secretary General
  11. Motions and Resolutions
    11.1 Motion to approve the holding of the next General Assembly in August 2022
    (Art 8.2 of the Statutes refers)
    11.2 Motion to approve Membership fees 2022-2024
  12. Address by the President, Christine Mackenzie
  13. Presentation of Awards
  14. Vote of thanks to the outgoing Governing Board
  15. Introduction of incoming Governing Board
  16. Address by incoming President, Barbara Lison
  17. Close of the Assembly

For details on the conduct of the General Assembly, please refer to the IFLA Statutes, Article 9 Convening of General Assemblies.

Gerald Leitner
IFLA Secretary General
The Hague, Netherlands
30 March 2021