ICM 2022 to be held in Paris or in St. Petersburg

The International Mathematical Union (IMU) received two bids for hosting the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) in 2022: Paris, France; and St. Petersburg, Russia. Both bids have the support of the European Mathematical Society.
The Executive Committee of the IMU will make site visits,and based on this and the bids, it will make a recommendation to the General Assembly which will decide on the venue of ICM 2022 at its meeting in São Paulo 29-30 July, 2018 prior to the ICM 2018 in Rio de Janeiro.