International Silk Association (ISA)
Association internationale de la soie (AIS)
Asociación Internacional de la Seda
1949-05-30 Zurich Switzerland
30 May 1949, Zurich (Switzerland), as International Silk Bureau -- Bureau international de la soie, following recommendations of 1st International Silk Congress, Jun 1948, Lyon/Paris. Registered by French Ministerial Decree, 16 Jan 1950. As of 2007 "no longer exists".
Ensure permanent liaison between the federations, trade associations and other representative bodies throughout the world interested in the industry and trade of silk; coordinate and organize the promotion of silk, either directly or in liaison with competent organizations; encourage scientific research to improve techniques and find new methods of utilization; facilitate trade: centralize and disseminate statistical data and information relative to the trade and industry of silk and silk goods.
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General Assembly of national delegates, section delegates and observers, and co-opted Board and Committee members (every 2 years). Directing Board (every 2 years) consisting of: National Delegates; Chairmen of Committees, Sections and Groups; co-opted members; and the Standing Executive Committee (President, Executive Vice-President, Deputy Vice-President, Vice-President for Producer Countries, Treasurer) which is elected for 2-year terms and meets every 2 or 3 months. Special Committees (4): Promotion; Research and Technology; Consultative Committee on Sericulture; Silk Standards. Autonomous Working Sections each elect Chairman and Vice-Chairman (terms up to 2 years). Membership subject to approval of Directing Board. Meetings closed.
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