ITI World Congress

Every 2 to 3 years ITI organizes, in collaboration with an ITI Centre and a chosen city, a main event: the ITI World Congress. It is a gathering of ITI members from all continents. The ITI World Congress has four parts:

1) The Artistic Part with performances (local and international), international collaboration projects
2) The Educational Part with presentations, workshops, master classes, seminars, conferences, round tables, etc.
3) The Humanistic Part with workshops and presentations, and community projects
4) The Statutory Part with General Assembly, meetings of Committees, Networks, Forums and Project Groups.

Since its creation, 35 ITI World Congresses have been held. The last one was hosted by the Spanish Centre in Segovia, Spain, in 2017.

The International Theatre Institute ITI is pleased to announce that the 36th ITI World Congress will happen onsite from 20-25 February 2023 in Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates. The event will be hosted and co-organized by the Fujairah Government, with the support from H.H. Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Ruler of Fujairah and the Supreme Council Member of UAE, and H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah. The 36th ITI World Congress will be under the patronage of UNESCO.

The theme of the 36th ITI World Congress:
“Reunite, for the Performing Arts and Humanism”.

Link for the ITI World Congress website

>>Congress Report Segovia 2017 in English
>>Congress Report Segovia 2017 in French
>>Director General's Report (November 2014 – April 2017) double-sided version
>>Director General's Report (November 2014 – April 2017) one-sided version, in case you want to print it
>>Director General's Report (November 2014 – April 2017) French version
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