About 20 General Secretaries of DSAs from all over the world and representatives from the WFDSA and FEDSA gathered in Berlin on 15 September 2010 to participate in the annual WFDSA Secretaries’ Seminar. The meeting allowed participants to exchange ideas, experience and best practices in association management.
During the seminar the World Federations Long Range Plan, Global ethics toolkit, Global Statistical Data results for 2009 were presented. Also the French DSA shared their experience about the Agreement with Government to create 100,000 jobs within the Industry and the DSA of South Africa presented their unique and very successful Academic Program implemented by major local universities.
During the seminar together Baltic General Secretary Gintautas Zaleckas with Anders Bergland from Swedish DSA made panel presentations how to coordinate DSAs’ activities in the same region. A. Bergland talked about cooperation of Scandinavian DSAs while G. Zaleckas presented the Baltic concept and Baltic DSAs cooperation process. The WFDSA considers the possibility to offer to replicate the Baltic DSA‘s cooperation model for some Latin American DSAs.