General Assembly

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IPPF Meetings in Delhi, India

At its meeting in May 2019, the Governing Council of the IPPF agreed by resolution that a recommendation for governance reform should be prepared and that the final recommendation would be referred back to the Member Associations and other stakeholders for approval, before returning to the Governing Council for endorsement.

In August 2019, the Governing Council also voted to approve the holding of a General Assembly of representatives of Member Associations of the IPPF to review and approve proposed reforms to the governance of, and resource allocation of the Federation in India on November 29-30, 2019.

For this reason, IPPF will hold a series of meetings by invitation that will include:

  • Global Youth Forum on 28 November
  • General Assembly from 29 to 30 November
  • World AIDS Day event on 1 December
  • Governing Council from 1 to 3 December

The meetings will all take place in New Delhi, India. The meetings are designed to shape a reformed and improved Federation that is fit to meet the challenges of the 21st Century.

Accommodation has been booked at hotels in New Delhi. The logistics of the meeting are managed by the reform team, with support from FPAI, and they can be reached on If you have already received a delegate password code, please log in below to pre-register and receive an electronic conference pack. All delegates should have received an email with details on how to pre-register and an electronic conference pack. If you haven’t, please reach out to the reform team be emailing Please note, hotel information is being sent to delegates separately. If you have not received information about your hotel by 25th November please email the reform team.

As part of IPPF’s commitment to safeguarding, all delegates will be required to sign onto IPPF’s Code of Conduct. This forms part of the registration.

Please note that the following languages will be supported at the meetings: Arabic, English, French and Spanish.

General Assembly programme

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Global Youth Forum

The youth delegates will have a Global Youth Forum on November 28, the day prior to the General Assembly. The meeting is expected to have close to 100 participants. The agenda will include discussion about safeguarding, youth activism and youth leadership.

General Assembly

Delegates from all IPPF Member Associations (MA) are invited to attend, and to participate in a debate about the Federation’s collective future, with a view to reaching consensus on the reforms. The main points on the agenda are the proposals put forward by two independent commissions in relation to governance reform and resource allocation.

The Assembly will have a maximum of three delegates from each Member Association. They are:

  • The Executive Director or Chief Executive Officer of the MA
  • The President of the MA Board, or a designated Board delegate
  • A youth representative from the MA board or associated governance committees

The Assembly will be facilitated by an expert team of global leaders and influencers:

  • Helen Clark (former Prime Minister of New Zealand and Administrator of UNDP)
  • Gogontlejang Phaladi (Botswanan entrepreneur and global youth leader)
  • James Fletcher (former Saint Lucian Minister for Public Service, Information, Broadcasting, Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology from 2011 to 2016)

World AIDS Day

It is 37 years since the term AIDS was first proposed. A lot has changed since then, but the epidemic is far from over. The 2019 World AIDS Day theme is “Communities Make the Difference”. As one of the largest global providers of community-based HIV services, IPPF will reflect back on our efforts, and discuss our contribution for the future.

Governing Council Meeting

Following on from the General Assembly, the IPPF Governing Council (GC) will meet in Delhi between 1st-3rd December 2019. The GC has a full agenda, which includes addressing the General Assembly outcomes.


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