Background of the ITI General Assembly Special Edition 2020

Due to the current pandemic, ITI postponed its planned 36th ITI World Congress has to February 2022. The new date leads to a five-year gap between two ITI World Congresses.

However, going through the current pandemic, the needs of being together, sharing the experience and supporting each other is arising day by day.

What is the current situation of ITI members? How can we better help each other? What is the strategic plan of ITI for the future? These and similar questions have led to the decision of the Executive Council and the General Secretariat to do a large event online: The ITI General Assembly Special Edition 2020.

The Goals of ITI for such a gathering online are strengthening the communication and dialogue, building up solidarity and encouraging each other at this particular period of the pandemic.