The FINA General Congress is the general assembly of FINA members and the FINA’s highest body and shall have the power to decide upon any matters arising in FINA. The FINA General Congress takes decisions in accordance with the FINA Constitution and FINA Rules.  

It meets every two years, in principle at the site and on the occasion of the FINA World Championships. 

Due to the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the 19th FINA World Championships was postponed to 2022 and all Members of FINA were invited to attend the 2021 FINA GENERAL CONGRESS held on 5 June 2021 in Doha, Qatar. The FINA GENERAL CONGRESS 2021 elected a new President, Mr. Husain Al Musallam, and a new Bureau for the period 2021-2025