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The World Congress of Accountants has been held under the auspices of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), the worldwide organisation for the accountancy profession, every five years since 1977 and every four years since 2002. Now, The World Congress of Accountants (WCOA) only occurs every four years. The World Congress of Accounts aims to inspire and



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The World Congress of Accountants (WCOA) is an international conference of accounting professionals that’s held every four years under the auspices of the International Federation of Accountants (IFA).

It was first held in St Louis, USA, in 1904 and the nineteenth Congress was held in 2014 in Rome.


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The World Congress of Accountants has been held under the auspices of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), the worldwide organisation for the accountancy profession, every five years since 1977 and every four years since 2002.

Now, The World Congress of Accountants (WCOA) only occurs every four years.

The World Congress of Accounts aims to inspire and empower financial professionals from all over the globe to innovate and drive their businesses forward, by giving them access to the collective expertise of internationally renowned speakers.



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Definitions for World Congress of Accountants are sourced/syndicated from:

  • Oxford Dictionary Of Economics
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 29th January 2019.