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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.
    Palestinian FA President pays courtesy visit to FIFA President
    The President of the Palestinian FA and the President of the Palestinian Olympic Committee Jibril M. Rajoub used the occasion of an IOC meeting in Lau...
      Statement from the investigatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee
      In response to enquiries regarding the investigation into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups™, the investigatory chamber of the...
        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.
        FIFA World Cup™ group stages break new ground in TV viewing

        FIFA World Cup™ group stages break new ground in TV viewing

        The group stages of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ reached record numbers of vi...
        2014 FIFA World Cup breaks online streaming records

        2014 FIFA World Cup breaks online streaming records

        The 2014 FIFA World Cup has set new records for streaming data traffic around th...
        FIFA Emergency Committee suspends Nigeria Football Federation

        FIFA Emergency Committee suspends Nigeria Football Federation

        The FIFA Emergency Committee has decided today, 9 July 2014, to suspend the Nige...
        Suspension of the Nigeria Football Federation lifted

        Suspension of the Nigeria Football Federation lifted

        FIFA has lifted the suspension that was imposed on the Nigeria Football Federati...

        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.