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Call for bids to host an IAP Regional Conference


The IAP Executive Committee is seeking candidates to host IAP Regional Conferences in the time interval between late 2020 and 2024. The bid is open for all 7 IAP regions;

  • Africa and Indian Ocean
  • Asia and Pacific
  • Eastern Europe and Central Asia
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • Middle East and North Africa
  • North America and Caribbean

Aim of the Regional Conferences: To bring together relatively young and junior prosecutors in an informal atmosphere to join in discussions with colleagues from other countries/jurisdictions and legal systems to gain new insights on problems which they face.

Main requirement: Only Organisational Members of the IAP can bid to host an IAP Conference. When bidding a prospective host agrees to:

  • Open the conference to all members of the IAP.
  • Take on the financial risk of the conference (cover potential loss)
  • Involve local high-level support to help financing the conference and provide a person of standing to attend the opening ceremony.
  • Clarifying visa requirements and support participants throughout application process

A bid to host an IAP Regional Conference must be issued and signed by the head of the bidding organisation and must confirm, that the host will meet the requirements of hosting the conference as set out in the Hosting Requirements.

Please contact Ms. Janne Holst Hübner, Executive Director of IAP, for the Hosting.  Email address is ed@iap-association.org. Received bids will be determined at the next Northern Spring Meeting of the Executive Committee hosted 1 – 3 April 2020.