The Global Assembly of International Sports Federations, attended by nearly 2000 delegates, was held in Bangkok during April 2018. For the first time RLIF attended the Congress in its Observer status.
The RLIF delegates were CEO, David Collier OBE and CEO Designate, Nigel Wood. The annual congress was part of the Sport Accord Annual Conference during which dfelegates from across the world of sport attend workshops, plenary sessions and networking events all aimed at promoting and supporting best practice in sport.
During the opening session of the Congress the President, Patrick Baumann, welcomed all of the new members including the Rugby League International Federation.