WFN Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Council of Delegates Meeting 2023

The 2023 Annual General Meeting of the World Federation of Neurology and Council of Delegates meeting will take place on Sunday 15th October, 2023.

The meeting will be held in Montreal, Canada, alongside the XXVI World Congress of Neurology.


2023 WFN Elections

One Treasurer and one Elected Trustee are to be elected at the Council of Delegates Annual General Meeting (AGM) in October during the World Congress of Neurology in Montreal. The nominating committee of the World Federation of Neurology now recommends to the membership those listed here as candidates in accordance with the Federation's Memorandum and Articles of Association:

Recommended candidates

Treasurer to take office on 1st January 2024

  1. Prof Marianne de Visser (The Netherlands)
  2. Prof Barbara Tettenborn (Switzerland)


Elected Trustee to take office immediately after the COD Meeting

  1. Dr Lawrence Tucker (South Africa)
  2. Dr Mohammed Wasay (Pakistan)
  3. Dr Tissa Wijeratne (Sri Lanka / Australia)


The deadline for submitting candidates for nomination was 3rd April 2023. Nominations made after this deadline are possible. To nominate another individual (who must be a member of a WFN member society): Please obtain the supporting signatures of five or more authorised WFN delegates; Submit the name(s) of the individual(s) in question to the Secretary General, along with a CV and a letter of the candidates agreement to stand, c/o the WFN headquarters at 30 days prior to the start of electronic voting on the 22nd September 2023.

Voting Timetable

Voting will take place by electronic voting (remote online ballot). This method of voting enables all member societies to vote in the elections, regardless of whether or not they are attending the Council of Delegates meeting.

Voting will be carried out in advance of the WFN Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Council of Delegates (CoD) and the election results announced at the CoD meeting.

  • Registration to attend the WFN AGM Council of Delegates Meeting and to vote will open on 1 September 2023.
  • Voting will open for 2 weeks between Friday 22nd September 2023 @ 1200 UTC and Sunday 8th October 2023 @ 1200 UTC

The method of voting and timetable provides voters ample time and opportunity to register, and equity when making their vote without adverse conditions such as differences in time zones, or stresses due to travel restrictions that may impact their sound decision-making.

For more details on the method of voting please contact