World Sailing will hold its 2020 Annual General Meeting and General Assembly electronically, due to the global challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Abu Dhabi, UAE was scheduled to host World Sailing’s 2020 Annual Conference from 24 October, with the AGM and General Assembly concluding the meeting on 1 November.
Due to ongoing travel restrictions, World Sailing’s Board of Directors resolved to hold the AGM and General Assembly electronically, in accordance with a written special resolution approved by World Sailing’s Member National Authorities in June.
World Sailing’s Annual Conference comprises a number of Commission, Sub-committee, Committee and Council meetings. These meetings will also be hosted electronically.
World Sailing’s Election Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2020 election of the World Sailing President and Vice-Presidents.
The deadline for the close of nominations is Sunday 6 September 2020 (eight weeks prior to the General Assembly).
A candidate must have five or more nominations to be put forward for election.