(Updated 22 May 1996)

1996 EVENT
9 February Neuchatel University (Switzerland) and FIFA unveil the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) [ Media Release | Programme ]
11 January CAF Congress: Johannesburg, South Africa
1 March Start of World Cup preliminary competition, France 1998
*3 March CONMEBOL Congress: Mar del Plata, Argentina
*23 March OFC Congress: Auckland, New Zealand
13 April CONCACAF Congress: Mexico City, Mexico
5 May Atlanta: Draw for the Men's and Women's Olympic Football Tournaments
28 May Meetings at the FIFA Offices (28 May - 1 June)
16.00 h.     Committee for FIFA Youth Competitions
29 May 09.00 h.     Consultative Committee - FIFA/CONCACAF
11.00 h.     Consultative Committee - FIFA/CONMEBOL
14.30 h.     Consultative Committee - FIFA/Oceania
17.00 h.     Consultative Committee - FIFA/CAF
30 May 10.00 h.     Players' Status Committee
14.30 h.     Organising Committee for the FIFA World Cup - France 98
17.00 h.     Committee for Security and Fair Play
31 May Executive Committee
09.00 h.     Executive Committee meeting
16.00 h.     Dolder Grand Hotel: Press conference
1 June Executive Committee (award of the 2002 World Cup)
09.00 h.     Extraordinary meeting of the Executive Committee to
                designate the country to host the 2002 FIFA World Cup
12.00 h.     Dolder Grand Hotel: Press conference
5 June AFC Congress: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
*29 June UEFA Congress: London, England
3-4 July Zurich: 50th FIFA Congress
14 July FIFA charity match: World Stars Team vs World Champions Brazil
Giants Stadium in New York/New Jersey
20 July - 4 August Atlanta: Olympic Football Tournaments (men's and women's)
24 Nov. - 8 Dec. Spain: FIFA Futsal (Indoor) World Championship
1997 EVENT
14 - 23 February FIFA Confederations' Cup for the King Fahd Trophy
18 June - 5 July Malaysia: World Youth Championship for the FIFA/Coca-Cola Cup (U-20)
4 - 21 September Egypt: Under-17 World Championship
16 November End of preliminary competition, FRANCE '98
30 November Completion of any play-offs in the World Cup preliminary competition
1998 EVENT
10 June - 12 July France: 1998 FIFA World Cup
1999 EVENT
Feb/March New Zealand: FIFA Under-17 World Championship
June USA: FIFA World Championship for Women's Football
August CONMEBOL: World Youth Championship for the FIFA/Coca-Cola Cup (U-20)
* please note date change

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