The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) is a federation of national associations of certified radio amateurs, representing over 150 countries and separate territories around the world.

The three IARU Regions are organised to broadly mirror the structure of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and its related regional telecommunications organisations. The Regions comprise:
- IARU Region 1: Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Northern Asia
- IARU Region 2: The Americas
- IARU Region 3: Asia-Pacific

The IARU represents the interests of the Amateur Radio Service worldwide to relevant international organisations, promoting the interests of amateur radio and seeking to protect and enhance its spectrum privileges.

2017 GC Landshut General Conference Reminder Note

Dear Member Societies,

I would like to remind you for three important dates leading up to our Region 1 General Conference in Landshut in September 2017.

Friday 16 December 2016 - Confirmation of intention to send a delegation must reach the Region 1 Secretary This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and the Organising Committee This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

As soon as I receive your document, the information is added to the Conference page at http://www.iaru-r1.org/index.php/general-conference/landshut-2017

Thursday 16 February 2017 - Closing date for application for financial support to attend the General Conference must reach the Region 1 Secretary This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sunday 16 April 2017 - Closing date for Conference papers to the Region 1 Secretary This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..