The XXXIV Ordinary Congress of the International Handball Federation (IHF) came to an end in Doha on 27 October. Delegates from 163 countries worldwide made a lot of decisions for the future of handball. On the second day of the Congress the delegates dealt with the awarding of the upcoming Youth and Junior World Championships in 2016 and 2017. Host nations for the 2016 events will be Russia for the Women’s Junior World Championship and Slovakia for the Women’s Youth World Championship. Georgia was awarded the 2017 Men’s Youth World Championship. After approval from the Congress, the 2017 Men’s Junior World Championship and the 2015 Men’s Youth and Junior WChs will be awarded by the council.