40th GAISF Statutory General Assembly
11 Apr 2006 07:46
Seventy-seven GAISF member International Sports Federations and Organisations were present at the 40th GAISF General Assembly, held on 7 April at the Grand InterContinental Hotel in Seoul, Korea.
The new Statutes were adopted unanimously. The General Assembly also decided to postpone the election of the Council to the 2007 General Assembly, which will take place in Beijing (dates to be confirmed) under the new article on the composition of the Council.
The revised GAISF membership requirements were also ratified by the General Assembly, which afterwards voted according to the new statutes and membership criteria on the new applications. As a result, the following IFs and Organisations became members of GAISF:
The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) was accepted as an Associate Member;
The International Kendo Federation (IKF) was accepted as Member;
The International Federation of Muaythai Amateur (IFMA) was accepted as Member;
The World Association of Kickboxing Organizations (WAKO) was accepted as Member.
The General Assembly also granted the status of Full Member to the International Go Federation (IGF), Provisional Member since 2004.
GAISF now counts 101 member International Sports Federations and Organisations.