governing bodies


The General Assembly
The UIA General Assembly is made up of delegates from all the union’s Member Sections, and meets every three years. The assembly examines reports from Council on activities carried out during the triennial period as well as propositions, its lays out triennial governance strategies for the union and elects Bureau and Council members.

Council Members
Four representatives from each region are elected to serve as UIA Council Members. The UIA Council meets twice a year.

Bureau Members
The president, immediate past president, secretary general, and treasurer along with the five regional vice-presidents make up the UIA Bureau, which meets twice a year, in between Council sessions. The Bureau members are also part of the UIA Council.