This issue includes articles on new member associations from Paraguay, Ecuador, and Central America and the Caribbean, who were welcomed to IFLA at the World Council meeting in Rio in late October 2009. We introduce our new Vice President Europe, Nigel Thorne and other European executive committee members Carlo Bruschi (VP Professional Practice) and Marina Cervera Alonso De Medina (Secretary). The IFLA elections are underway at present so in two months time the new President and other regional Vice Presidents will be introduced.
We have a new office: Executive Secretary Christine Bavassa has moved into new premises in a location that is closer to the action in Brussels. We are sharing an office with a local representative of the International Society of City and Regional Planners (IsoCaRP), so we will have immediately better opportunities to work with one of our partners.
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