The 22nd Assembly of the World Peace Council (WPC), was held from November 21 to 27 in Hanoi and the northern province of Quang Ninh. The event was the first of its kind to be held in Vietnam.
The new executive committee of 40 members elected Pallab Sengupta, General
Secretary of the All India Peace and Solidarity Organisation, as
President of the WPC with absolute consensus.
Thanasis Pafilis was re-elected General Secretary of the Council, and Iraklis Tsavdaridis was elected Executive Secretary.