The International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) is governed by its General Assembly. The General Assembly is the highest governing body of the Union.  It appoints the members of the Executive Council, various International Commissions and nominates representatives to serve on various inter-union bodies.

The 30th IUPAP General Assembly (GA2020) will be held in Beijing, China from 12 to 14 October 2020. Prior to the GA2020, the Executive Council & Commission Chairs Meeting (C&CC Meeting) will be held from 9 to 11 October.