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EXTRACT FROM THE WPA MANUAL OF PROCEDURES, 4TH EDITION, ACCESSIBLE ON WWW.WPANET.ORG

APPENDIX K

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION TO CHOOSE A SITE FOR WPA SPONSORED WORLD CONGRESSES OF PSYCHIATRY (WCP)

Agreement of the Member Society to the requirements of the WPA Manual of Procedures on WCP

Balanced continental distribution of WCPs over the years

Convention center facilities available on the site of the proposed WCP

Hotels availability on the site of the proposed WCP

History of major events in the site of the proposed WCP (congresses, Olympics, world football championships, etc.)

Security and safety of the site proposed for the WCP

Economic stability and full convertible currency of the country where the WPC will take place

Political stability of the country where the WCP will take place

Public transport (air, ground and sea) in the country proposed for the WCP

Traffic density of the site proposed for the WCP

Touristic attractions in the site and country proposed for the WCP

Weather/climate in the country where the WCP is being proposed

Quality of telecommunications in the site of the proposed WCP

Absence of a need for visas or easy access to them for the proposed WCP country

Professional Congress Organizer and his/her experience in conducting international congresses

Number of psychiatrists of the sponsoring WPA Member Society

Number of psychiatrists in the country of the proposed WPA Member Society

Number of psychiatrists in the region where the proposed WCP is located

Number of psychiatrists of the proposed WPA Member Society that attend Annual Meetings

Number of expected attendees from the country and neighbor countries

Leadership of the WPA Member Society in the country proposed for the WCP

Prior participation of the WPA Member Society in similar WPA events