The WAIPU General Assembly was held in Cologne at Hotel Hyatt Regency during the World Championship on 23 May 2010. The WAIP General Assembly was a very fruitful meeting. Very important topics were discussed. The General Assemby approved the following WAIPU Mission Paper: WAIPU mission WAIPU acts in accordance with the following principles:
At the WAIPU general assembly in Bern of 9 May 2009 the members agreed on the the dialogue that should be continued with the IIHF to imporove the situation of professional players worldwide. , the draft memorandum of understanding that should be presented to the IIHF was approved as a basis for the future collaboration with IIHF. The members approved the collaboration with the Show Respect Association. The members shared their views on the actual problems in international ice hockey and implemented a strategy to tackle the different problems.