General Assembly

The General Assembly convenes each year to govern the work of Federation EIL.  In 2012, members and friends gathered in Kobe, Japan to celebrate the 80th Anniversary.

Click here to read the 80th Anniversary Statement where each of the National Representations of EIL renewed their commitment to the founding principles of The Experiment.

The 2012 General Assembly was also an occasion to celebrate the 55th anniversary of the Japanese Association of the Experiment. To mark this special gathering, EIL Japan created this historic tribute to founder Donald B. Watt and all those who have contributed to eight decades of building peace through understanding:

Photos of the 2012 General Assembly & the 80th Anniversary Celebration in Japan can be found on Federation EIL’s Facebook page.

In 2013 the celebration continued as the General Assembly convened in the United States–the birthplace of The Experiment.

2013 General Assembly

Federation members and guest observers representing 27 nations met for 4 days in April on the campus of World Learning in Brattleboro, Vermont.  This annual meeting provides a forum for joint planning, exploring program development opportunities and sharing information and expertise on various aspects of international education and exchange.

Plans are already underway for the 2014 General Assembly which will be hosted by EIL Intercultural Learning in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of EIL Intercultural Learning – EIL Ireland.

For more information, contact the International Office.