Fédération Internationale de Gynécologie et d'Obstétrique (FIGO)

International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Federación Internacional de Ginecologia y Obstetricia

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1954-07-26 Geneva Switzerland


Constitution adopted at General Assembly 1954, following suggestions made at Congress, 1950, New York NY (USA).


Promote the health and wellbeing of women worldwide and improve the practice of gynaecology and obstetrics; promote educational activities and strengthen communication links with and between member societies; further close relations with academic institutions, nongovernmental organizations, governments, intergovernmental organizations and the private sector.


2025-10-05 | Cape Town, South Africa – FIGO World Congress

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General Assembly (meets every two years); Board of Trustees (elected for two-year terms); FIGO Council (meets at least once every year); FIGO Secretariat.


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GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 5: Gender Equality



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