Summary of decisions and comments from the FIG Executive Committee meeting, under the presidency of Professor Bruno Grandi (ITA).

· An intermediate financial report shows a stable and healthy situation at this time.

· The FIG Executive will be proposing a series of statutory modifications to the General Assembly in Geneva
  in October of 2006. These modifications deal primarily with disciplinary procedures.

· The same General Assembly will give a decision as to a proposal submitted by the Executive as to
  limitations on the number of mandates given to Authority members. An additional article will be submitted to
  the Congress, defining the minimum level of competency required for candidacy to a technical Authority.
  The proposal stipulates that in order to be a member of a Technical Committee, it is imperative to hold a
  judges brevet and at least a Level III Coach Diploma, issued by a FIG Academy.

· The Aerobic Gymnastics Technical Committee emphasises that 52 affiliated Federations consult the FIG
  Code of Points. Its President, John Atkinson, hopes to increase this number to70 in the near future.

· The World Cup Regulations have been updated by the Executive Committee and will come effective on
  January 2007. The Competitions Commission has been asked to proceed with new analysis and
  modifications that will come into force as of 2009.

· The Executive Committee approved the statutes of the new Balkan Gymnastics Association.

· Three federations are candidates for organisation of the 2008 FIG Congress: FIN (Helsinki or Tampere),
  GBR (London) and ROM (Bucharest).

· The FIG takes note of the candidacies of Mr Altay Hassanov (AZE) and Ms Rosa Guillamet (ESP) for the
  European Union’s vacant position within the Council.

· March 2 – 3, 2007, the Executive will meet in Neuchâtel (SUI); May 17 – 18 in Orlando (USA); July 11 – 14 in
  Dornbirn (AUT) during the World Gymnaestrada, and October 12 – 13 at a location to be determined. Those
  federations interested to welcome the Executive Committee are kindly invited to contact the Secretary

· The following 2007 World Cup stages have been approved:

· Corbeil-Essonnes (FRA), RG cat. A, May 11 – 13;

· Kunshan (CHN), TRA cat. A, April 25 – 29;

· St Petersburg (RUS), TRA and TUM cat. B, August 25 – 29;

· The Executive has taken note of recommendations given by Olympic broadcasters and has decided that
  world records will not be recognised at FIG competitions.

· As a result of Monaco’s withdrawal from candidacy, the World Cup Final in Artistics, 2005 – 2006, will be held
  in Sao Paulo (BRA) on the same dates as previously indicated, December 16 – 17, 2006.

· An investigation has been opened by the Disciplinary Commission to shed light on the conditions in which a
  men’s judges’ course took place in Cairo (EGY) on January 20 – 25, 2006. The Executive has decided to
  suspend all brevets given at this course during the inquiry of the Disciplinary Commission.