On June 27, 2020, as announced through a Video Conference, the regular XI Congress of the IRU was held. For the first time in its history, the IRU Congress was organized through a Video Conference, due to the general situation with the pandemic with Covid 19. mail by the Roma nation all over the world. The video conference was attended by a record number of delegates and members of the IRU (over 100) from a record 55 countries. The voting was successfully conducted and for the future leadership of the IRU electronically gave support 82.7%, while against were 17.3%.
Therefore, in addition to verifying the other functions for President of the IRU in the next term 2020-2024, the current President of the IRU - Zoran Dimov from R.N.Macedonia has been appointed President.
Ajten Berlafa - Finland, Stefano Kuzhicov - Sweden, Punita Singh and Dr. Viendra Sharma - India have been appointed as Vice Presidents of the IRU.
Rosita Gronfors-Finland has been elected President of the IRU Parliament, while Graziano Halilovic-Italy and Radmila Nesic-Serbia have been appointed Vice-Presidents of the IRU Parliament.
Other functions have also been chosen, including Khurram Khan from Pakistan as Chief Commissioner of the IRU, and 12 other IRU Commissioners elected.
For the first time in the history of the IRU, 60 new IRU delegates and members from 55 countries around the world have been admitted. At the same time, IRU coordinators were appointed for each country separately.
The general assessment is that the IRU Congress was above all successfully organized, and in the next period the entire IRU leadership will focus on making plans and strategies for the coming period with an emphasis on combating the pandemic with Covid 19, and strengthening IRU positions. internationally.
With their support and successful work, representatives of the European Union, the European Parliament, including the Vice President of the European Parliament Livia Jaroka, as well as MEP Peter Polak, representatives of the European Commission, Ambassadors and other international organizations and foundations, as well as international associations and associations sent their messages.