2016 Rotary International Assembly Photo Gallery

Korean attendees participate in a technology lab session at the International Assembly on 21 January. In daily one-hour workshops, incoming district governors practice using Rotary’s online tools, such as Rotary Club Central and Rotary Showcase
Photo Credit: Rotary International/Alyce Henson
Rotary Foundation Trustee Chair-elect Kalyan Banerjee introduces the Foundation goals for 2016-17, which include ending polio and strengthening members’ awareness and support of the Foundation. Foundation Trustees have set a target of $300 million in total giving for the year.
Photo Credit: Rotary International/Monika Lozinska
Clint Schroeder (far right), governor-elect of District 5000 in Hawaii, USA, and his spouse, Jason, discuss how to celebrate The Rotary Foundation’s centennial year with incoming district governor Peter Chandler and his spouse, Christine, of England, during a breakout session.
Photo Credit: Rotary International/Monika Lozinska
Dr. Hamid Jafari (center), director of polio eradication for the World Health Organization, accepts Rotary’s Polio Eradication Champion Award from RI President K.R. Ravindran on 21 January. Ravindran noted that Jafari has been a good friend and partner to Rotary and has contributed his technical expertise and guidance.
Photo Credit: Rotary International/Monika Lozinska
Dr. Hamid Jafari (left), who is leaving his post as director of polio eradication at the World Health Organization on 1 February, introduces his successor, Michel Zaffran, at the International Assembly on 21 January. Jafari said, “You are in very safe and experienced hands. Zaffran will lead us through the finish line.”
Photo Credit: Rotary International/Monika Lozinska
Caterina Becorpi, a 2013-15 Rotary Peace Fellow who studied at the University of Bradford, England, talks about her work in Africa and Haiti. “The Rotary Peace Fellowship put me back on track and provided me with the skills and network I needed to achieve my dream of becoming a catalyst of peace,” she said.
Photo Credit: Rotary International/Monika Lozinska
Mitty Chang, a member of the Rotary E-Club of Silicon Valley, California, USA, encourages incoming district governors to embrace innovation to make Rotary attractive to members of the millennial generation. Chang said his web design company, Candeavor, is offering to donate a website home page template to every Rotary club in the world.
Photo Credit: Rotary International/Monika Lozinska
Nigerian district governor-elect Patrick Ijehon Ikheloa and his spouse, Zainab, lead their delegation during the Grand March at the International Assembly on 19 January. Attendees dress in regional attire for the march to a banquet celebrating Rotary’s internationality and diversity.
Photo Credit: Rotary International/Alyce Henson
A group of attendees from Denmark wave the Danish flag during the Grand March.
Photo Credit: Rotary International/Monika Lozinska
Festival Night gives assembly participants a chance to unwind and showcase their talents. Here, incoming district governors and spouses from Great Britain and Ireland dress as The Beatles during an act titled The Fab Four: England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland’s Got Talent.
Photo Credit: Rotary International/Alyce Henson
French incoming district governors and their spouses put on an act titled Loving France, C’est si bon. The flag with the Eiffel Tower peace symbol was a display of solidarity in memory of the terrorist attacks on Paris in November.
Photo Credit: Rotary International/Alyce Henson
Korean incoming district governors and spouses perform a Korean dance during Festival Night.
Photo Credit: Rotary International/Alyce Henson
A member of Rotaract carries the flag of Comoro Islands across the stage during the opening session of the 2016 International Assembly on 17 January. San Diego-area Rotaractors and Interactors presented the flags of the Rotary world, representing the more than 200 countries and geographic areas where Rotary has clubs.
Photo Credit: Rotary International/Alyce Henson
RI President-elect John F. Germ and his spouse, Judy, are introduced at the second general session of the 2016 International Assembly on 18 January. Germ unveiled the 2016-17 presidential theme, 'Rotary Serving Humanity.'
Photo Credit: Rotary International/Monika Lozinska
Judy Germ, spouse of RI President-elect John F. Germ, addresses spouses of district governors-elect on 18 January, spelling out ways they can play an active role on an all-star team in the coming year. “Work hard, and have fun,” she advised.
Photo Credit: Rotary International/Alyce Henson
Japanese district governors-elect and their spouses look over their training materials and discuss what they’re learning at the assembly, 17 January.
Photo Credit: Rotary International/Monika Lozinska
RI President K.R. Ravindran talks about Rotary Global Rewards during the opening session of the 2016 International Assembly, 17 January. He says that members are using the discounts to save money and strengthen the Rotary network.
Photo Credit: Rotary International/Alyce Henson
Janice Kurth, a district governor from California, USA, and a member of The Rotary Foundation Cadre of Technical Advisers, picks up resource materials while talking with Scott Shore, a district governor-elect from Illinois, USA.
Photo Credit: Rotary International/Monika Lozinska
Michael McQueen, founder of The Nexgen Group and a Rotary member from New South Wales, Australia, talks about the importance of innovation in Rotary. McQueen noted that Rotary founder Paul Harris spoke of the need to be both evolutionary and revolutionary.
Photo Credit: Rotary International/Monika Lozinska
Attendees listen to Usha Saboo, spouse of Past RI President Rajendra K. Saboo, relating lessons she’s learned as the spouse of a Rotary leader. Saboo said that offering support, understanding, and intuition to their partners will assure their success.
Photo Credit: Rotary International/Alyce Henson
Steve McKenzie (middle), spouse of RI Director Judy Phelps, leads a discussion about the role of district governors’ spouses during the International Assembly on 18 January.
Photo Credit: Rotary International/Alyce Henson

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#1   Submitted By Alfredo Abellar on 19-Jan-2016 08:12 am

Great photos, brings back fond memories of my own International Assembly last year.!

 

#2   Submitted By Su-Deok Park on 19-Jan-2016 06:19 pm

멋진 사진입니다 

서울국제대회에 초청합니다.

#3   Submitted By Florence Tinkam... on 19-Jan-2016 10:44 pm

Nice photos .  Thanks.

 

#4   Submitted By Fonahanmi Idris on 20-Jan-2016 04:44 am

Great pictures.

#5   Submitted By Alberto Galano on 20-Jan-2016 04:51 am

Nice photos

#6   Submitted By Angelita Grey on 20-Jan-2016 05:26 am

remarkable world of ROTARY!

#7   Submitted By Leslie Lee on 20-Jan-2016 06:58 am

As it is the DGE's that will be expected to bring back the messages next year can we see more photos of them and less of the officials. 

#8   Submitted By Abul Kashem Kha... on 20-Jan-2016 07:28 am
It's wonderful!
#9   Submitted By Heric Castillo B. on 20-Jan-2016 04:52 pm

Me gusta el lema creo que llega a tiempo ROTARY AL SERVICIO DE LA HUMANIDAD ya que rotary debe crear conciencia en los valores rotarios que se han materializado y olvidandose de lo mas elemental la humanidad

#10   Submitted By Zainul Abedin on 20-Jan-2016 10:26 pm

Loved the reminder by Michael McQueen of Nexan Group of Paul Harris's assertion for Rotarians to be evolutionary always and revolutionary sometimes !

 

#11   Submitted By Vijay Surpuriya on 21-Jan-2016 06:06 am

Reminded of the time I was there almost 10 years ago.  Good job.  Keep it up.

#12   Submitted By Ryan Raymundo on 21-Jan-2016 07:06 am

Congratulations RI President Elect JOHN F. GERM... MABUHAY!

#13   Submitted By Alejandro Godoy Cid on 21-Jan-2016 09:47 am

Congratulations Mr. RI President Elect JOHN F. GERM.

From R.C. Quillota-Chile.

I hope see you in Ecuador!!!

#14   Submitted By k.mohamed Ibrah... on 21-Jan-2016 11:18 am

Rotary very very help

 

#15   Submitted By k.mohamed Ibrah... on 21-Jan-2016 11:28 am

K mohamed Ibrahim

#16   Submitted By Md. Zeyaur Rahman on 22-Jan-2016 05:16 am

Really all are Great.

#17   Submitted By Onésimo Ramos on 22-Jan-2016 06:51 am

Parabéns.

#18   Submitted By Pramod Kumar on 22-Jan-2016 09:11 am

fantastci to be here at teh international assembly. living a dream.

#19   Submitted By Indra Sunar on 23-Jan-2016 04:01 am

nice ,no need say more really all are great.

#20   Submitted By Maria de los Santos on 23-Jan-2016 01:18 pm

Un lema muy bueno, nos compromete a la acción!!!

 

 

#21   Submitted By Alen Topsy on 25-Jan-2016 02:19 am

Nice trip down memory lane. Proud to observe one of D9220's country flags on the forefront of the picture gallery

#22   Submitted By Sonia Maria Dzi... on 27-Jan-2016 02:56 pm

Lema Muito Inspirador!!!!

Vijay e Tom Vilson,

In this year will be governor District, Tom and I !!


10 years ago you did this work , I hope we can do so as well as you !

#23   Submitted By Lucicleia Queiroz on 28-Jan-2016 03:25 pm

Lema muito inspirador

#24   Submitted By Mohanachandran ... on 29-Jan-2016 02:54 am

informative-thanks

#25   Submitted By Marcos Boaventura on 29-Jan-2016 06:32 pm

I wish much luck to President-elect Mr. John F. Germ. His speech invites each of us to think and act for a better world. I am sending my greetings here, the companions of the Rotary Club Belo Horizonte-Barreiro, District 4760 in Brazil.

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