The International Bureau for Epilepsy was founded in Rome in 1961 and its first Constitution was adopted on 15th September 1966. Amendments were made to the Constitution in 1978, 1985, 1993, 1997 and 1999.

The current Constitution, adopted in January 2005, is the result of a major review of the previous Constitution, which was carried out by the IBE Constitutional Review Task Force during 2003/2004 and approved by ballot by the IBE General Assembly in December 2004.

The latest amendment to the Constitution, to allow the introduction of a new class of member, Regional Membership, was ratified by the General Assembly on 1st July 2009.

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