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Media information: 41st Ordinary UEFA Congress in Helsinki

Delegates at the Ordinary UEFA Congress (Photo: UEFA)

NYON, March 6, 2017 - The 41st Ordinary UEFA Congress will take place on Wednesday 5 April 2017 at the Fair Centre Messukeskus, in Helsinki, Finland. The Congress, which is UEFA’s supreme governing organ, meets annually and is made up of representatives from each of UEFA’s 55 member associations.

Media wishing to request an accreditation for the Congress must apply by filling in the application form under the following link before Tuesday 21 March, 12.00CET.

The event will start at 10.00 (local time) and will approximately finish at 13.00 (local time). It will be followed by a press conference in the same location approximately 30 minutes upon completion of the Congress and will be attended by UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin.

The main items on the agenda for the 41st Ordinary UEFA Congress include:

• Amendments to UEFA Statutes – Good Governance reforms

Election of eight members of the UEFA Executive Committee for a four-year term

Election of four European members of the FIFA Council for a four-year term

Election of one European member of the FIFA Council for a two-year term

• Report of the UEFA President and the Executive Committee and report of the UEFA Administration 2015/16

• Reports from the chairmen of the UEFA committees

• Financial matters, including the annual consolidated statement of accounts for 2015/16 and the budget for 2017/18

• Ratification of the composition of the UEFA Club Financial Control Body


A limited number of seats in the Congress hall will be available for media representatives, who will be able to attend the whole session. The Congress will also be streamed live on A media working area equipped with WiFi will be available.

Media wishing to bring along a SNG truck and/or broadcast via LiveU must inform UEFA Media & Public Relations via email to by 21 March.

Prior to the Congress, the UEFA Executive Committee will meet on Tuesday 4 April at the Scandic Park Hotel in Helsinki. There are no media activities planned for this event.

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