This page contains content related to the 2021 General Assembly. For information on the upcoming 2024 General Assembly, please visit this page

How Can you Prepare for the General Assembly?

This is your checklist to get ready for the 2021 General Assembly:

We need to be able to reach to you! Please update your organisation contact details here.

July: On July 9 you will receive your voting registration code by email. It will also be displayed in your Member Area. Use the code to register on the voting platform. Further information is available here.

August: Participate in the 5 sessions to prepare for the GA and suggest amendments to the motions as you would in a Motion Bazaar. All of these sessions will be recorded and published on the GA page of our website. 

September: Participate in the decision-making and voting of the GA Plenary Zoom Sessions

  1. Plenary Day 1:  September 13 – 14.00 - 18:00 CEST / 5:00 – 9:00 PDT / 24:00 – 4:00 FJT
  2. Plenary Day 2:  September 14 – 14.00 - 18:20 CEST / 5:00 – 9:20 PDT / 24:00 – 4:20 FJT

Make sure the payment of your Membership Fee 2021 is settled by August 13.

Find your invoice and payment related details in your Member Area

Your voting code will enable your organization to register to vote during the General Assembly plenary sessions on September 13 & 14.

Your voting registration code will be displayed in your Member Area from July 9.

You can find more information here.

We have organised 5 GA Preparatory & Motion Exchange Sessions, and your participation will be very much valued.

During these sessions we will report, discuss and exchange. Two sessions are dedicated to the motions and this will be your only opportunity to debate them and suggest amendments.

These sessions will be held on Zoom on August 23-26. Make sure to check your email for more detailed information ahead of time!

How to Participate in the General Assembly



  • Organics In Action

Read through our GA publication, Organics In Action, where you will find information on the GA agenda, motions, WB candidates, bids to host the next OWC and more.

  • World Board Term Report

Check out the World Board Term Report to read about the achievements of the last World Board.

  • GA Rules of Procedure

Check out GA Rules of Procedure – Please note: In 2021 we are going virtual, for this reason, some procedures might differ from the face-to-face GAs.

The procedure to amend motions is different for this virtual GA. The Motion Amendment Procedure will be available at the end of July here.

  • GA Guideline

Check out our guideline to the Motion Exchange Sessions and General Assembly.

  • Guidelines to Registering to Vote

Check out our guidelines to register your vote for the GA here.

  • Join the Various Events

To join the events, please log in to your Member Area where the Zoom links to each event are displayed.

If you are not a member of IFOAM – Organics International but wish to participate, please contact us at

August 23-26

GA Prep and Motion Exchange Sessions

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September 13-14

GA Plenary Zoom Sessions

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Meet the Candidates for the World Board 2021-24!

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Motion Amendments at the General Assembly 2021

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Bids to host the 2027 Organic World Congress

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