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|founded=Before the [[1690s]]
 
|founded=Before the [[1690s]]
 
|dissolved=
 
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|leader=*[[Pierre Bonaccord]]
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|leader=*[[Babajide Akingbade]] (current)
*[[Cottismore Croyne]]
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**[[Albus Dumbledore]]
*[[Sedley Smirkpaltter]]
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**[[Sidley Smirk Platter]]
*[[Albus Dumbledore]]
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**[[Cottismore Croyne]]
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**[[Pierre Bonaccord]]
 
|headquarters=
 
|headquarters=
|intentions=To unite the [[Wizarding world|wizarding world]] across the planet
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|intentions=To unite the [[Wizarding world|magical community]] across the world
|affiliation=[[:Category:Governments|Ministries of Magic]] across the Earth
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|affiliation=* [[:Category:Magical governments|Magical governments]] worldwide
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* The [[Wizarding school#Known wizarding schools|eleven wizarding schools]] worldwide
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* [[International Warlock Convention]] (possibly)
 
|enemies=*[[Death Eaters]] (possibly)
 
|enemies=*[[Death Eaters]] (possibly)
 
*[[Gellert Grindelwald's army]]
 
*[[Gellert Grindelwald's army]]
|first=''[[Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (real)|Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them]]''
 
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The '''International Confederation of Wizards''' is the wizarding version of the [[wikipedia:United Nations|United Nations]]. British seats on the International Confederation of Wizards are probably selected by the [[Minister for Magic]], possibly subject to the approval of the [[Wizengamot]].
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The '''International Confederation of Wizards''' is a wizarding intergovernmental organisation, roughly equivalent to the {{Wplink|United Nations}}. British seats on the International Confederation of Wizards are probably selected by the [[Minister for Magic]], possibly subject to the approval of the [[Wizengamot]].
   
 
The International Confederation of Wizards is headed by a person who holds the title "[[Supreme Mugwump]]". The first appointed Supreme Mugwump was [[Pierre Bonaccord]]. However his appointment was contested by Warlocks in [[Liechtenstein]], due to his opinions on stopping Troll-hunting and rights for [[Troll]]s. Liechtenstein, who had been dealing with several nasty Troll communities at the time refused to attend the first conference, causing trouble for the new institution.
 
The International Confederation of Wizards is headed by a person who holds the title "[[Supreme Mugwump]]". The first appointed Supreme Mugwump was [[Pierre Bonaccord]]. However his appointment was contested by Warlocks in [[Liechtenstein]], due to his opinions on stopping Troll-hunting and rights for [[Troll]]s. Liechtenstein, who had been dealing with several nasty Troll communities at the time refused to attend the first conference, causing trouble for the new institution.
   
In [[1690s|1692]], the Confederation instituted the [[International Statute of Wizarding Secrecy]] to hide the [[Wizarding world|wizarding world]] from the [[Muggle]] world. After weeks of discussion, they decided on how the wizarding world would retreat into hiding, including the covering up of various magical beasts and eliminating them from the Muggle consciousness.
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==History==
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In [[1690s|1692]], the Confederation instituted the [[International Statute of Wizarding Secrecy]] to hide the [[wizarding world]] from the [[Muggle]] world. After weeks of discussion, they decided on how the wizarding world would retreat into hiding, including the covering up of various magical beasts and eliminating them from the Muggle consciousness.
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Following the night of large-scale breaches of the International Statute of Secrecy, Minister [[Millicent Bagnold]] addressed the Confederation of Wizards with the statement "''I assert our inalienable right to party''", a statement which eventually became infamous<ref name="PMI">''[[Pottermore]] Insider'' - [http://insider.pottermore.com/2014/10/trick-eagle-eyed-will-be-able-to-fill.html Trick: the eagle-eyed will be able to fill in the gap...]</ref>
   
 
Sometime before [[1991]], [[Albus Dumbledore]] was appointed as a representative of the [[British Ministry of Magic]] to the International Confederation and became [[Supreme Mugwump]], but was dismissed from his position following the Ministry's denunciation of Voldemort's return in [[1995]]. He was restored as a member after the Ministry's acceptance of Voldemort's return, in [[1996]], but not as Supreme Mugwump.
 
Sometime before [[1991]], [[Albus Dumbledore]] was appointed as a representative of the [[British Ministry of Magic]] to the International Confederation and became [[Supreme Mugwump]], but was dismissed from his position following the Ministry's denunciation of Voldemort's return in [[1995]]. He was restored as a member after the Ministry's acceptance of Voldemort's return, in [[1996]], but not as Supreme Mugwump.
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The [[International Confederation of Wizards' Conference]] was held in the summer of [[1994]].
   
 
In [[1995]], the International Confederation of Wizards was to hold a conference in [[Hemel Hempstead]].<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (video game)]]'' - see [[:File:ICW Hemel Hempstead.jpg|this image]].</ref>
 
In [[1995]], the International Confederation of Wizards was to hold a conference in [[Hemel Hempstead]].<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (video game)]]'' - see [[:File:ICW Hemel Hempstead.jpg|this image]].</ref>
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
*The Confederation was originally called the International Federation of Warlocks in the first edition of ''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]''.
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*The Confederation was originally called the International Federation of Warlocks in the first edition of ''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]'', which means if this was used the organisation would have two names.
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*[[J. K. Rowling]] stated that the Confederation is the [[Wizardkind|wizard]] equivalent to the {{wplink|United Nations}}.<ref>[https://twitter.com/jk_rowling/status/630125966606630912 The equivalent is the International Confederation of Wizards.] by [https://twitter.com/jk_rowling J. K. Rowling on Twitter]</ref>
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
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[[fr:Confédération internationale des sorciers]]
 
[[fr:Confédération internationale des sorciers]]
 
[[fi:Kansainvälinen velholiitto]]
 
[[fi:Kansainvälinen velholiitto]]
[[it:Confederazione Internazionale dei Maghi]] [[pl:Międzynarodowa Konfederacja Czarodziejów]]
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[[it:Confederazione Internazionale dei Maghi]]
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[[pl:Międzynarodowa Konfederacja Czarodziejów]]
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[[ru:Международная конфедерация магов]]
 
[[Category:Ministry of Magic allies]]
 
[[Category:Ministry of Magic allies]]
 
[[Category:Organisations]]
 
[[Category:Organisations]]

Latest revision as of 04:36, February 2, 2016

International Confederation of Wizards
Organisation information
Founder(s)

Pierre Bonaccord

Founded

Before the 1690s

Leader(s)
Intentions

To unite the magical community across the world

Affiliation
Enemies

The International Confederation of Wizards is a wizarding intergovernmental organisation, roughly equivalent to the United Nations. British seats on the International Confederation of Wizards are probably selected by the Minister for Magic, possibly subject to the approval of the Wizengamot.

The International Confederation of Wizards is headed by a person who holds the title "Supreme Mugwump". The first appointed Supreme Mugwump was Pierre Bonaccord. However his appointment was contested by Warlocks in Liechtenstein, due to his opinions on stopping Troll-hunting and rights for Trolls. Liechtenstein, who had been dealing with several nasty Troll communities at the time refused to attend the first conference, causing trouble for the new institution.

HistoryEdit

In 1692, the Confederation instituted the International Statute of Wizarding Secrecy to hide the wizarding world from the Muggle world. After weeks of discussion, they decided on how the wizarding world would retreat into hiding, including the covering up of various magical beasts and eliminating them from the Muggle consciousness.

Following the night of large-scale breaches of the International Statute of Secrecy, Minister Millicent Bagnold addressed the Confederation of Wizards with the statement "I assert our inalienable right to party", a statement which eventually became infamous[1]

Sometime before 1991, Albus Dumbledore was appointed as a representative of the British Ministry of Magic to the International Confederation and became Supreme Mugwump, but was dismissed from his position following the Ministry's denunciation of Voldemort's return in 1995. He was restored as a member after the Ministry's acceptance of Voldemort's return, in 1996, but not as Supreme Mugwump.

The International Confederation of Wizards' Conference was held in the summer of 1994.

In 1995, the International Confederation of Wizards was to hold a conference in Hemel Hempstead.[2]

Behind the scenesEdit

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit


Department of International Magical Cooperation
Level 5, Ministry of Magic
Department of International Magical Cooperation
International Magical Trading Standards Body · International Magical Office of Law · International Confederation of Wizards, British Seats

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