General Assembly 2018

The 2018 General Assembly will be held on the 26th August 2018 at 15.45 at Tampere in Finland, during the 2018 BIEN Congress

Papers for the General Assembly will appear here. If you will be attending the General Assembly and would like to have copies of the papers with you, please print copies and take them to the meeting.

Papers for the meeting

Agenda for BIEN’s General Assembly 2018

Minutes of the BIEN General Assembly 2017

Financial report

Appointment of auditor

Chair’s report

BI News report

Outreach report

Winding up of the AISBL

BIEN, draft internal rules

Founders’ award announcement

Request for affiliation from Indonesia

Affiliation request from Russia

Proposal to host 20th BIEN Congress in Australia in 2020


For information: BIEN’s Charitable Incorporated Organisation constitution

For information: Rules for the Permanent Fund


Other papers will appear here as soon as they are ready. They should all be here by two weeks before the General Assembly.


A new Executive Committee will be elected at the meeting

Members of BIEN attending the General Assembly will vote at the meeting. Members who will not be attending will be able to vote by post. Postal ballot papers were sent to all members by email on Friday 27th July. If you are a member of BIEN and you haven’t received an email with a voting paper attached to it, please contact the secretary at

To read the list of posts, the list of candidates, and candidates’ personal statements, please go to the page about the election. Please read the personal statements as the Executive Committee has decided that it is these statements that will constitute candidates’ campaigns and that there will be no hustings organised during the congress or the General Assembly.

If you will be attending the meeting and you would like to have copies of the personal statements with you, please print copies and take them to the meeting.