22/03/2022 | Events

The WBAA General Assembly will take place on 3 April - register now for the online event!

GA Feautred

Finally, the time has come - this year's WBAA General Assembly will take place on Sunday 3 April!

We would like to invite all WBAA members to participate virtually in this event. Unfortunately, the pandemic situation still does not allow a General Assembly with many participants, which is why only a few selected active WBAA members will attend the face-to-face event in Pristina, Kosovo*. But from there they will organise an interactive event for you. In order to participate in the online General Assembly, you must register in advance. You will find the registration link in the online community, please register by 30 March, then we will send you more information and the link to the online event.

What is the General Assembly?
The General Assembly (GA) is held once a year and all WBAA members are invited to attend. The GA is the highest decision-making body of WBAA and has the broadest powers to make, execute or confirm all decisions taken in the interest of WBAA.

What is on the agenda?
At the GA all important updates from the last year of WBAA will be presented, such as new Board members, team leaders, structural changes, adjustments in the WBAA documents, etc. Furthermore, the plans for the coming year will be presented and together we will consider how WBAA can continue to grow and become even better. This is the preliminary agenda:

10:30 - 10:45Check in on the online platform
10:45 - 11:00Technical instructions and netiquetteExplanation of the house rules, technical support etc.
11:00 - 11:15Welcome to the General AssemblyOfficial welcome by Regional Board and Hélène Benegas, EACEA
Group photo
11:15 - 11:20Overview and adoption of the agenda
11:20 - 11:30Presentation and confirmation of the new Board membersThe Board members who have been elected since the last GA introduce themselves.
11:30 - 11:40Presentation of the new WBAA Teams and team leadersThe new team leaders introduce themselves.
11:40 - 11:50Presentation of the Advisory CouncilThe newly established body is presented and the members introduce themselves.
11:50 - 12:10WBAA in 2021 - an overview of the activitiesWhat has happened since the last GA.
12:10 - 12:30WBAA in 2022/23What is planned for the next 12 months.
12:30 - 13:00Adoption of the amendments of the WBAA Statute and Internal Rules and Regulations

Presentation of the most relevant changes and voting on them in the Online Community.

13:00 - 14:00Lunch break
14:00 - 14:15Check-in
14:15 - 14:20Ice-breaker/EnergizerWelcome back
14:20 - 14:30WBAA presentationPresentation of the organigram, the WBAA bodies, the idea behind it.
14:30 - 14:45WBAA needs youWBAA members, get active!
14:45 – 15:15WBAA QuizWhat do you know about WBAA and your region?
15:15 - 15:45Brainstorming to reach new memberstbc
15:45 - 16:00Final conclusions

This is the opportunity to learn more about WBAA and the people behind it. You are part of this great network in the Western Balkans region and at the General Assembly you can get involved and meet your fellow WBAAnians. We are looking forward to a great event with all WBAA members!

Best regards,
Your WBAA Board

Cologne, Germany


*This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244/1999 and the ICJ opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.