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The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is an association governed by Swiss law founded in 1904 and based in Zurich. It has 209 member associations and its goal, enshrined in its Statutes, is the constant improvement of football. FIFA employs some 310 people from over 35 nations and is composed of a Congress (legislative body), Executive Committee (executive body), General Secretariat (administrative body) and committees (assisting the Executive Committee).

President's Column: October 2013

President's Columns

FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter tells FIFA.com about some of the key events he and FIFA were involved with during a busy October in his regular month...
FIFA President Honours

The President's Awards

Over the course of his varied career, Joseph S. Blatter has received many awards and distinctions.
President's Biography

About the President

What is the President's role, who is he, what is his background and how did he get elected? Find out the answers to all these questions about the head...
FIFA President

FIFA President

What is the President's role, who is he, what is his background and how did he get elected? Find out the answers to all these questions about the he...
Administration
FIFA's administration is carried out by the General Secretariat, which employs some 350 staff members at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland.
    FIFA Congress

    FIFA Congress

    Bringing together every member association of FIFA, with each getting one vote, a Congress may be an Ordinary or an Extraordinary Congress. The Congre...
    Standing Committees

    Standing Committees

    FIFA's Secretary-General is assisted in their work by more than 25 standing committees and by two judicial bodies (see below). The committees serve a...
    Together, the association members make up the Congress, FIFA's supreme and legislative body. Now boasting 209 members, it had just seven in 1904.
    FIFA Digital win two prestigious awards
    FIFA Digital’s excellence in their field has been rewarded at the Football Business Awards in London and the Best of Swiss Apps 2014 in Zurich.
    The IFAB: How it works
    The role of the International Football Association Board (IFAB) is to discuss and decide upon proposed alterations to the Laws of the Game.
    The Confederations are the umbrella organisations of the national football associations on each continent.

    The FIFA Weekly

    Analysis, features, images. The FIFA Weekly appears every week on Friday as a print edition and an online magazine.
    Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee rules no grounds for complaints by the participants in the investigation

    Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee rules no grounds for complaints by the participants in the investigation

    FIFA’s Disciplinary Committee chairman has concluded that there are no grounds t...
    FIFA Appeal Committee declares appeal lodged by Garcia inadmissible

    FIFA Appeal Committee declares appeal lodged by Garcia inadmissible

    The FIFA Appeal Committee has concluded that the appeal lodged by the chairman o...
    Summary of the report of the chairman of the FIFA Audit and Compliance Committee

    Summary of the report of the chairman of the FIFA Audit and Compliance Committee

    The chairman of FIFA's Audit and Compliance Committee has released a summary of...

    Interpol e-learning programme

    Learn how to recognise, resist and report match manipulation through an e-learning programme launched by Interpol and aimed at managers, referees, players and fans.