The Czech association Orel and the German DJK elected their leadership. Stanislav Juránek defended the position as President of OREL for another four years. Michael Leyendecker was elected as President of the DJK Sports Association.
In April, the FICEP General Assembly took place in Paris. After the planned departure of long-term president Gerhard Hauer, the sports umbrella organization is realigning itself with a change in the statutes, an expansion of the objectives and a trio with Austrian, French and German participation.