A number of issues have been raised about the Bahá’í National Convention, its conduct, and the important functions it serves within the Bahá’í community. To appreciate the significance of this unique institution at which the National Spiritual Assembly is elected, and to provide a context for discussing the purposes of the Convention and their effective implementation, it is useful to reflect briefly on the station of the National Assembly, its relationship with the Bahá’í community, and a number of principles fundamental to the operation of the Administrative Order. For ease of reference the excerpts cited in this statement have been assembled in the compilation.
Author: Research Department of the Universal House of Justice
Format: booklet, 46 pages.
Publisher: Bahá'í Publishing Australia, 1992.