The 19th OIV General Assembly approved 19 resolutions on 12th July, elected a new President and heads of working bodies. An occasion also, for the French government to propose Dijon to the OIV Member States as host city for the new Organisation’s headquarters, and to adopt Russian as the 6th official language of the OIV.
Two points of the agenda were highly expected at this General Assembly. Firstly, the election to the OIV presidency, which was entrusted to Luigi Moio. The new President now assumes a 3-year mandate, succeeding Regina Vanderlinde. The Scientific and Technical Committee has also been renewed with new heads of working bodies elected.