The Executive Committee consists of a President, elected by the Congress in the year following a FIFA World Cup™, eight vice-presidents and 15 members, appointed by the confederations and associations. Its role includes determining the dates, locations and format of tournaments, electing and dismissing the Secretary-General. The Emergency Committee shall deal with all matters requiring immediate settlement between two meetings of the Executive Committee.
1. The Executive Committee shall pass decisions on all cases that do not come within the sphere of responsibility of the Congress or are not reserved for other bodies by law or under these Statutes.
2. The Executive Committee shall meet at least twice a year.
3. The President shall convene the Executive Committee meetings. If at least thirteen members of the Executive Committee request a meeting, the President shall convene it.
4. The Executive Committee shall appoint the chairmen, deputy chairmen and members of the standing committees.
5. The Executive Committee shall appoint the chairmen, deputy chairmen and members of the judicial bodies.
6. The President shall compile the agenda. Each member of the Executive Committee is entitled to propose items for inclusion in the agenda.
7. The Executive Committee may decide to set up ad-hoc committees
if necessary at any time.
8. The Executive Committee shall appoint the delegates from FIFA to IFAB.
9. The Executive Committee shall compile the regulations for the organisation of standing committees and ad-hoc committees.
10. The Executive Committee shall appoint or dismiss the Secretary General on the proposal of the President. The Secretary General shall attend the meetings of all the committees ex officio.
11. The Executive Committee shall decide the place and dates of the final competitions of FIFA tournaments and the number of teams taking part from each Confederation.
12. The Executive Committee shall approve regulations stipulating how
FIFA shall be organised internally.