Unions Executive Committee Annual Meeting

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Publish Date:
06 Jun, 2013


The annual meeting of the Union’s Executive Committee took place in Yokohama, Japan, 25-28 May, generously hosted by the Organizing Committee for the International Congress of Psychology (ICP) 2016 and the Japanese Psychological Association. The Committee visited the venue for ICP2016, the Pacifico Yokohama Convention Center, and heard about the progress and plans for ICP2016 (24-29 July 2016). The Committee will report on progress to the next General Assembly in Paris, July 2014. The Committee also considered the recommendations from the reviews of key areas of the Strategic Plan which have been conducted over the past year (on Membership, Policy, Regional Conferences and International Representation). More details will be provided prior to the Paris General Assembly.

APA-IUPsyS Global Mental Health Fellowship

Psychologists with research experience and leadership in areas related to the WHO Mental Health Action Plan are invited to consider a 1-year Fellowship working in Geneva, Switzerland at WHO headquarters in the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse. The final approval of funding for the program will be confirmed in December 2014 and applicants will be notified of the fellowship decision by 01 February 2015. Fellows are expected to bring their own core salary funding. Supplemental funds for travel and accommodation will be provided pending funding approval. The application deadline is 30 November 2014. For more information, see: http://www.apa.org/about/awards/global-health-fellowship.aspx.