26. mezinárodní geografický kongres v Sydney =26th Congress ot the International Geographical Union
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The author, head of the Czechoslovak delegation, presents basic information about the 26th International Geographical Congress which took place in Sydney, Australia, from 2lst to 2Oth August, 1988. The Congress was formally opened by Sir N. Stephen, Governor General of Australia, at the Concert Hall of Sydney Opera House. Au sessions and exhibitions were held at the University of Sydney, established In 1850. In the congress more than 1200 geographers participated while from among 88 IGU member countries 51 ones were represented by official delegations. About 800 papers were presented in 14 sections, working and study groups sessions. Prof Ronald Fuchs from the USA was elected president by the General Assembly of IGU for the next four years. The 27th International Geographical Congress will take place in Washington, D. C. in 1992.