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The WVF comprises three Regional Standing Committees and a Standing Committee on Women.


The current three regional standing committees are composed of WVF member organsiations from the relevant geographical region.

The Standing Committee on Women is composed of representatives for women's affairs from Member Associations and the Chairpersons of the Working Groups on Women established by the Regional Standing Committees. 

Standing Committees usually meet once in between each General Assembly. The election of the Chairperson takes place during the session for each Committee which is held during the General Assembly. The elected Chairpersons will then serve on the WVF Executive Board as Vice President.

The following Standing Committee meetings are planned for 2016 and 2017:

Standing Committee on African Affairs - December 2016 in Cameroon

Standing Committee for Asia and the Pacific - October 2017 in Taiwan