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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

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.
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

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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.
    Nigerian and Namibian FA presidents visit President Blatter in Zurich
    The newly elected presidents of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and the Namibia Football Association (NFA), Amaju Pinnick and Frans Mbidi respec...
      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.
      129th IFAB AGM agenda confirmed

      129th IFAB AGM agenda confirmed

      The International Football Association Board (The IFAB) has confirmed the agenda...
      Ad-hoc Electoral Committee admits all four candidates for the presidential election

      Ad-hoc Electoral Committee admits all four candidates for the presidential election

      Following the required regulatory assessments, the Ad-hoc Electoral Committee ha...
      Adjudicatory chamber concludes no breach of FIFA Code of Ethics by Dr Michel D’Hooghe

      Adjudicatory chamber concludes no breach of FIFA Code of Ethics by Dr Michel D’Hooghe

      The adjudicatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee can today confirm its deci...
      The IFAB takes steps to change ‘triple punishment’

      The IFAB takes steps to change ‘triple punishment’

      The 129th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the International Football Association...

      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.