On 12th November 2020 during the 73rd World Health Assembly, Member States unanimously approved a Resolution to develop a 10-year Intersectoral Global Action Plan on Epilepsy and Other Neurological Disorders (IGAP).

The International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), World Federation of Neurology (WFN), and International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE) held a webinar on 14 July 2023 to look at the importance of IGAP and where we are after one year. 

IGAP 2031Webinar topics

  • Welcome and Introduction: Where are we after one year of IGAP?
  • Session 1: Introduction to IGAP
    Alla Guekht, ILAE Treasurer and Global Advocacy Council Chair
  • Session 2: Working Together - WFN support for IGAP implementation
    Wolfgang Grisold, WFN President
  • Session 3: Achieving the vision - ILAE action for epilepsy
    J. Helen Cross, ILAE President
  • Session 4: What could IGAP mean for people with epilepsy and other neurological disorders?
    Francesca Sofia, IBE President
  • Panel Q&A and discussion, conclusions and closing remarks