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2020-04-06  POSTPONEMENT  The Walking Festival originally scheduled for April in the Algarve, Portugal has been postponed until Dec. 05/06 2020

2020-03-30  POSTPONEMENT  Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Asianpiad in Vladivostok has been postponed indefinitely.

2020-03-23  Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and in order to minimize the risk of infection, we have to postpone the 5th Europiad Hochpustertal 2020 by one year in view of the corona crisis. The 5th Europiad will be held from June 2 to June 5, 2021. From today's point of view, the venues and the program should remain unchanged. Further information can be found on the IVV-Austria homepage:

2020-03-17  Given the very difficult situation around the world due to the COVID-19 virus, many IVV walking events may have to be cancelled. The IVV strongly encourages all walkers to stay safe and healthy by following the directions of local health authorities.

2020-03-16  IVV-Europiade in Sillian, Austria - A decision on cancellation or postponement will be announced on April 30.

2020-03-12  Notice of CANCELLATION - Due to the known situation, and to support the recommended measures of the governments, the IVV Congress of Delegates planned for May is postponed to October. Arrival of the delegates: Thursday, 8 October 2020. Congress: Friday/Saturday as described with frame program. Departure of the delegates: Sunday, October 11, 2020.

2020-03-08 Notice of the CANCELLATION of the 13th Taiwan IVV WWD Walking Festival has been received from Wei-Feng HUANG, Secretary of the Chinese Taipei Alpine Association.  "...The 13th Taiwan IVV WWD Walking Festival, which is scheduled to be held on April 25.26, is cancelled due to the COVID-19 disease in Taiwan and around the globe. In response to the situation, CTAA cooperates with our government to prevent the epidemic by avoiding activities involving a large number of people. ... The event will be suspended until the next year."

2020-03-06  The Presidium Short Report from the meeting in Ostende, Belgium on February 21, 2020 is attached.

2020-02-29  IVV-ASIA ASIANPIAD Certification Program - Certification will be given to walkers who participated all the five  Asianpiads in all  IVV-ASIA countries. The certificate will be offered at the Vladivostok event return area. If a walker participates in an IVV Olympiad in IVV-ASIA countries (Japan, Korea), the participation will be substitutable for Asianpiads in Japan or Korea. Participation will be confirmed with IVV walking passport or certification of achievement of previous Asianpiad/Olympiad. You may view the certicate here.

2020-02-18 - IVV/IML Cup Walking Program. The following information is for IML walkers only. Regulation for the IML/IVV Cup stamp due to the overlapping of the IML event in Wonju (Oct 30 – 31, 2021) and the IVV Olympiad in Seoul (Oct 30 – Nov 1, 2021): Every walker who can show the IML stamp of Wonju 2021 in the IML Passport will additionally receive the IML/IVV Cup stamp of the IVV Olympiad in the IML Passport if the walker walks 20 / 10 km at the IVV Olympiad on November 1, 2021.  The Cup stamp in the IML Passport is only issued in connection with the IML Wonju stamp from 2021.

2020-01-04: The Schedule of  Events for the 2020 Asianpiad in Vladivostok, Russia is now available on thte IVV-Asianpiad page.

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