Geographical Restriction of Sponsorship by IUBMB.
"The Executive Committee has agreed unanimously that the IUBMB will only support activities in areas of the world that adhere to the Union as full or associate Adhering Bodies.
These activities include:
"All organizations and individuals resident in areas where there is no Adhering Body are ineligible."
"This policy in no way affects the ongoing ability of bona fide scientists from any geographical area to attend any IUBMB-sponsored activity."
"This policy will take effect as of January 1,1999. All officers of IUBMB have been requested not to make any commitments that go against this Policy until that date."
"The recommendation was formulated with the following considerations in mind:
6 August 1998